Word of the Day – Feb. 14 – Coax
Dee Dee – Word of the Day
Verb: Coax (KOHKS)
1. To influence or gently urge by caressing or flattering: wheedle
2. To draw, gain or persuade by means of gentle urging or flattery
3. To manipulate with great perserverence and usually with considerable effort toward a desired state or activity.
Sample sentence: Fred was hoping the flashy diamond ring would coax Jenny into accepting his proposal of marriage on Valentine’s Day.
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