Coax synonyms

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The definition of persuade is to convince someone to do or think something.
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The definition of beg means to plead for something, especially for money or assistance.
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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To coax or cajole with flattery.
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The act of cajoling or the state of being cajoled.
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John Milton
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To load or manipulate (dice) fraudulently.
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To deceive by trickery; fool or cheat
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To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
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To compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor.
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(UK, US, slang, archaic) To steal.
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To make an earnest appeal.
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To affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to persuade or induce.
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To attract, tempt, or entice
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To persuade or tempt to evil or wrongdoing; lead astray
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To ask or seek earnestly or pleadingly; appeal to or for
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To keep in good humour; wheedle; cajole; flatter.
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To tempt is to try to entice someone to do something, or to have an urge or desire to do something.
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To pipe, sing, etc. shrilly
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To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
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persuade
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(Intransitive) To persuade someone to do something which they are reluctant to do, especially by flattery or promises; to coax.
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To obtain through the use of flattery or guile:
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To flatter or coax in persuading; cajole
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To make sweet or pleasant as with honey
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Alternative spelling of soft-soap.
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To persuade or try to persuade by gentle persistent urging or flattery
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A transmission line, consisting of a conducting wire surrounded by an insulated spacer, surrounded by a cylindrical conducting sheath; used to carry high frequency signals such as TV.
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Coaxial cable
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To talk idly or at length.
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To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk:
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To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
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To deceive or delude (using guile).
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To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion.
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To manage or control artfully or by shrewd use of influence, often in an unfair or fraudulent way
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To entice, to tempt.
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Synonym Study

  • 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.
Find another word for coax. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for coax, like: persuade, beg, press, sweet-talk, cajolement, cajolery, charm, cog, con, dupe and entice.