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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To influence or persuade by gentle urging.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To influence or persuade by gentle urging. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Slang for coaxial cable.

Usage examples (36)
  • Eventhough she tried, she could not coax the kitten out from under the stairs.
  • Verb (used with object) : He coaxed her to sing, but she refused. ,We coaxed the secret from him. ,He coaxed the large chair through the door
  • However, if your coax is the much lossier RG58, or if you intend using the antenna on 30m,
  • That braided jacket on the coax is the second most important part of relaying good TV signal. for more
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