Definition of 'cajole'
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King and his people had to cajole and persuade. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And she allowed herself to be persuaded by cajoling flattery to do things no one else could have induced her to do. DISRAELI: A Personal History (2004)She has cajoled, encouraged and nagged but now her reign of terror is nearly over. The Sun (2007)His teaching style was to gently cajole, to encourage when it all came right. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But to some extent the role of central government is to encourage and cajole the national highways agencies and local councils to act to improve road safety. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their manager cajoled them, encouraged them, instructed them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In rehearsal he growled and grunted, cajoled and coaxed, insisted and inspired. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And more importantly, how can we encourage, cajole or force the multinationals to pay their fair dues? Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. cajole is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'cajole'
British English: cajole VERB
If you cajole someone into doing something, you get them to do it after persuading them for some time.
He cajoled her into doing the film.
Definition of cajole from the Collins English Dictionary
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