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cajole

verb [I or T]     /kəˈdʒəʊl/ US  /-ˈdʒoʊl/
to persuade someone to do something they might not want to do, by pleasant talk and (sometimes false) promises: He really knows how to cajole people into doing what he wants. I managed to cajole her out of leaving too early. The most effective technique is to cajole rather than to threaten.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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