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Another word for coax

  1. To persuade or try to persuade by gentle persistent urging or flattery

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Another word for coax

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.