verb (used with or without object), ca·joled, ca·jol·ing.
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Origin of cajole
OTHER WORDS FROM cajoleca·jole·ment, nounca·jol·er, nounca·jol·ing·ly, adverbun·ca·jol·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for cajole
They must become experts in drug development, raise millions, and tirelessly cajole scientists.This family raised millions to get experimental gene therapy for their children|Antonio Regalado|April 13, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Regulatory capture and safety cultureWhen a regulated industry manages to cajole, control or manipulate agencies that oversee it, rendering them feckless and subservient, the result is known as regulatory capture.10 years after Fukushima, outdated nuclear power plants are still the norm|By Kurokawa & Meshkati/The Conversation|March 11, 2021|Popular Science
Jim had to cajole me, as it was already late, and I was lounging around in sweats, book in hand.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is also trying to inspire, cajole, exhort, or shame us Catholics and others of goodwill into living our calling.A Catholic Ex-Banker on Pope Francis’s Radical Views|Chris Lowney|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I recall mentioning that in the past to others: her using her femininity to cajole, to persuade.
But fan armies have mostly gained notoriety for their propensity to harass and cajole.Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, and Lady Gaga’s Fan Armies Rally on Twitter|Tricia Romano|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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Changing his tactics he tried to cajole him and offered him money, but with similar want of success.Hunted and Harried|R.M. Ballantyne
"He thinks to cajole me," whispered the fell demon Distrust, and her heart changed to steel.Alone|Marion Harland
In vain they tried to bulldoze and cajole, to push and to pull, to plead with and to denounce the obstinate Nancy Jane.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
Ever there were his insidious wiles to compromise, cajole, trick and betray them.The Devil|Joseph O'Brien
They were in little humor to cajole the swarthy, sarcastic, and unsociable Spaniard.The Ghost Breaker|Charles Goddard