noun, plural ca·jol·er·ies.
- cajal, santiago ramón y,
- cake eater,
- cake flour
Origin of cajolery
Examples from the Web for cajolery
Here was the missing link in my chain of evidence, delivered directly into my hands without a word of persuasion or cajolery.Frenzied Finance|Thomas W. Lawson
By some cajolery, most powerful friend, shall I obtain this from you?Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
But the cajolery of pipe or string was just as powerless to enfeeble that dogged warrior.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
He had used threats, cajolery and even occasional money prizes to obtain this result.The Frontier Boys in the Sierras|Wyn Roosevelt
The merchant seated him at table and took to plying him with liquor—tried every possible kind of invitation and cajolery on him.Russian Fairy Tales|W. R. S. Ralston
1640s, from French cajolerie "persuasion by flattery" (16c.), from cajoler (see cajole).