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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Use flattery or deceit to persuade.

Usage examples (35)
  • The children will try to cajole their mother into giving them more dessert.
  • And then kind of cajole and push and say why certain things should work and certain things wouldn't work.
  • "cajole" companies, power ultimately lay with consumers, who should reject products which failed to meet the guidelines.
  • Oh! those confounded women! how they do cajole us! for more
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