verb (used with or without object), ca·joled, ca·jol·ing.
to persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle; coax.
Origin of cajole
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Historical Examples of cajoler
It is the handsome Denis Ronciat, the beau and cajoler of the village girls, who utters an exclamation of surprise.
to persuade (someone) by flattery or pleasing talk to do what one wants; wheedle; coax
Word Origin for cajole
C17: from French cajoler to coax, of uncertain origin
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