Part of speech:
The definition of persuade is to convince someone to do or think something.
The definition of beg means to plead for something, especially for money or assistance.
To load or manipulate (dice) fraudulently.
To deceive by trickery; fool or cheat
To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
To compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor.
To make an earnest appeal.
To attract, tempt, or entice
To persuade or tempt to evil or wrongdoing; lead astray
To ask or seek earnestly or pleadingly; appeal to or for
To tempt is to try to entice someone to do something, or to have an urge or desire to do something.
To pipe, sing, etc. shrilly
To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
To obtain through the use of flattery or guile:
To flatter or coax in persuading; cajole
To make sweet or pleasant as with honey
To persuade or try to persuade by gentle persistent urging or flattery
To talk idly or at length.
To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk:
To coax or cajole with flattery.
To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion.
To manage or control artfully or by shrewd use of influence, often in an unfair or fraudulent way
- Wheedle implies even more strongly the use of subtle flattery or craftily artful behavior in gaining one's ends
- Cajole suggests the use of flattery or other blandishments
- Coax suggests repeated attempts to persuade someone to do something and implies the use of soothing words, an ingratiating manner, etc.
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