wheedle - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ˈwiːd(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theywheedle
he/she/itwheedles
present participlewheedling
past tensewheedled
past participlewheedled
  1. to persuade someone using tricks, lies, or flattery (=praise that is not sincere)

    Try and wheedle a few extra pounds out of him.