She coaxes an ice castle up from the ground, throws off her crown, and becomes the Snow Queen.
He bows to her and coaxes her until he gets between her and the water so that she cannot escape him.
When I get hold of you again, I'll see that no one coaxes you away.
It caresses the prevailing commonness and ugliness, and coaxes it into a semblance of beauty in spite of itself.
He bows to her, and coaxes her until he gets between her and the water so that she cannot escape him.
Who coaxes the flowers from the ground, only that the frost may nip them?
It coaxes gold to the mint, keeps it there, and does away permanently with bond issues.
She coaxes her with all sorts of modest phrases and humble offerings of respect and goodwill.
How can he be true to me if she coaxes him to woo her and if he puts his arm—I am losing him; I know it.
It coaxes out more digestive fluid, and it lightens the task which that fluid has to perform.
1580s, originally in slang phrase to make a coax of, from earlier noun coax, cox, cokes "a fool, ninny, simpleton" (1560s); modern spelling is 1706. Origin obscure, perhaps related to cock (n.1). Related: Coaxed; coaxing.