wheedle


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Synonyms for wheedle

Synonyms for wheedle

to persuade or try to persuade by gentle persistent urging or flattery

Synonyms for wheedle

influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

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All those who disguise their true identities to callously wheedle their way into your home are dangerous and despicable.
Just don't try to wheedle them out of Mom anymore, and don't kid yourself: She always saw right through that trick.
these are typical of the tactics that Dulles is using to shock, scare, wheedle, and cajole the American people into accepting the burdens and sorrows of a new war.
But I might just have a sneaky wee plan to wheedle my way back into the good books by suggsting a Festival bet that has NEVER succeeded.
If we want the information, we'll have to wheedle it out of them.
We would have had more chance of truth coming out of Josef Stalin's Kremlin than we will ever wheedle out of the Labour Government on this issue.
Hatcher was hesitant to confirm the transfer, but you know how we can wheedle.
Darrell Royal: A head coach has to be guided by one thing: to chug, claw, wheedle, and coax that fanatical effort our of his players - make them play every game as if they were planting the flag on Iwo Jima.
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One, to exploit them and wheedle even more money from the people who've already made him stinking rich, and two, because this Geordie boy from the streets of Wallsend wants to ram home to people less fortunate how well he's done and how far removed from them he is now.
I realise there are some genuine claimants injured in car accidents out there but the proposed new system sounds like it would wheedle out those just "trying it on" for a few quid.
Evening time, to get his way, He'll wheedle and he'll plead For rich, inviting, fertile soil To plant his royal seed.
Given enough runs, the bowlers, whoever they are, have opportunities and time to experiment and wheedle out the opposition.
Producers will need to work hard to wheedle out the fame-hungry from the career focused.
Andy spends his days leaning awkwardly into shots to ensure he gets in the movie and vainly attempting to wheedle speaking parts.