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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Use of delusive enticements.

Usage examples (6)
  • And then the old lady gathers up her work and sails majestically from the room, followed by her weak, trembling daughter-in-law, bent on reconciliation, on cajolement,...
  • Flattery, cajolement, humble supplication and the finer maneuvers of tact, all have this in mind.
  • They have never gone to our enemies in any numbers; deceit and cajolement have been used in vain; they have had to come to the slave.
  • The grouping of figures and emotions at that death-bed was odd almost beyond comprehension; one of the most singular studies which human nature has presented to itself of its... for more
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