cajole - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/kəˈdʒəʊl/
present tense
I/you/we/theycajole
he/she/itcajoles
present participlecajoling
past tensecajoled
past participlecajoled
  1. to persuade someone to do something by encouraging them gently or being nice to them

    I had hoped to cajole them into helping us.