Cajoled
Cajole Ca*jole", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cajoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cajoling}.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter like a bird in a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter, from the source of OF. goale, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, dim. of cage a cage. See {Cage}, {Jail}.] To deceive with flattery or fair words; to wheedle. [1913 Webster]

I am not about to cajole or flatter you into a reception of my views. --F. W. Robertson.

Syn: To flatter; wheedle; delude; coax; entrap. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cajole — [[t]kəʤo͟ʊl[/t]] cajoles, cajoling, cajoled VERB If you cajole someone into doing something, you get them to do it after persuading them for some time. [V n into ing] It was he who had cajoled Garland into doing the film... [V n to inf] He… …   English dictionary

  • cajole — transitive verb (cajoled; cajoling) Etymology: French cajoler Date: 1630 1. a. to persuade with flattery or gentle urging especially in the face of reluctance ; coax < had to cajole …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • cajole — UK [kəˈdʒəʊl] / US [kəˈdʒoʊl] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms cajole : present tense I/you/we/they cajole he/she/it cajoles present participle cajoling past tense cajoled past participle cajoled to persuade someone to do something by… …   English dictionary

  • ἀμεθόδευτον — ἀμεθόδευτος not to be cajoled masc/fem acc sg ἀμεθόδευτος not to be cajoled neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Cajole — Ca*jole , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cajoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cajoling}.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter like a bird in a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter, from the source of OF. goale, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, dim. of cage a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cajolement — Ca*jole ment, n. The act of cajoling; the state of being cajoled; cajolery. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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