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verb [transitive] coax pronunciation in British English /kəʊks/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycoax
he/she/itcoaxes
present participlecoaxing
past tensecoaxed
past participlecoaxed
  1. to make something such as a machine or piece of equipment do what you want it to do by being skilful, gentle, and patient

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coaxing

noun [uncountable]

With a little coaxing, he finally agreed to give back the money.

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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