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cajolery

[ kuh-joh-luh-ree ]
/ kəˈdʒoʊ lə ri /
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noun, plural ca·jol·er·ies.

persuasion by flattery or promises; wheedling; coaxing.

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Origin of cajolery

From the French word cajolerie, dating back to 1640–50. See cajole, -ery

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