Origin of cajole
OTHER WORDS FROM cajoleca·jole·ment, nounca·jol·er, nounca·jol·ing·ly, adverbun·ca·jol·ing, adjective
How to use cajole in a sentence
I will look for different ways we can agitate, cajole and get them to do more planning.
If you were going to try to cajole him, you might tell him that at least you weren’t suggesting sticking something up his butt, but I don’t even suggest doing this.
When Xayalith asks the crowd to sing the chorus to the next chune, nobody needs any cajoling.The Naked and Famous, New Zealand’s Synthpop Quintet, Is Here to Make You Happy|Melissa Leon|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In their campaign, Dimon and Chase deployed the full range of tactics, ranging from cajoling to threats.
Hundreds of special interests soon buzzed round those dozens, pressing money into their hands, lobbying, cajoling, persuading.Memo: The Aaron Sorkin Model of Political Discourse Doesn't Actually Work|Megan McArdle|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A publicist immediately threatens to end the interview, but after some light cajoling, it continues.Selena Gomez on Playing a Bikini-Clad Vigilante in ‘Spring Breakers’|Marlow Stern|March 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
No amount of cajoling or retraining could coax him to budge.Back Home, Service Dogs Sleep in Beds—and Sniff the Sofa for Mines|Sandra McElwaine|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Alexander then turned his whole attention to cajoling the French ambassador in order to gain time.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Vauvinet conducted the three friends to the landing of the staircase, cajoling Bixiou on the way.Unconscious Comedians|Honore de Balzac
On the contrary, they will expose his true character and unmask his deception to the poor dupes whom he is cajoling and deluding.
He compelled Anthony to drink an equal portion with himself, alternately frightening and cajoling the old man.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
Seeing that the indignation of her mistress merely amused the condottiere the dwarf took a cajoling tone.Romance of Roman Villas|Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney