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cajole

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verb
  • ~ sb(into/out of sth); ~ sb (into/out of doing sth): persuade sb (to do sth) by flattery or deceit; coax sb [Barron]
  • to persuade with flattery or gentle urging especially in the face of reluctance; coax [Taisha]
  • use flattery or deceit to persuade [Smirnov]

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