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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a cajoling manner.

Usage examples (24)
  • `Come here,' she said coaxingly
  • 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
  • Reaching out one skinny arm, she called coaxingly: "Puss!
  • “Here kitty, kitty,” he called coaxingly. for more
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