Word of the Day – Mar. 11 – Cajole

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Verb: Cajole  (kuh-JOHL)

Definition:

1 a.  To persuade with flattery or gentle urging: coax.

b.  To obtain from someone by gentle persuasion.

2. To deceive with soothing words or false promises.

Sample sentence: Brianna was able to cajole some money from her father before leaving for the movies.

 

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