persuasion by flattery or promises; wheedling; coaxing.
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How to use cajolery in a sentence
Catherine redoubled in care and cajolery of her father-in-law, being well aware that her sole support was in him.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
Her mission is confined to the Western Hemisphere, and over its borders no insult, no cajolery will avail to tempt her.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2 | Various
By various means of cajolery and trickery, Kelly contrived to accomplish his design.Witch, Warlock, and Magician | William Henry Davenport Adams
Quit when you like and make it up with cajolery was a motto that Elliott had found very useful.The Camerons of Highboro | Beth B. Gilchrist
Can it be possible that he believes that proclamation will be acceptable to them—that mixture of cajolery and bombast.The Hour and the Man | Harriet Martineau