Coaxation Co`ax*a"tion, n. [Gr. ? the noise of frogs.] The act of croaking. [R] --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • coaxation — co·ax·a·tion …   English syllables

  • coaxation — ˌkōakˈsāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin coaxatus (past participle of coaxare to croak, probably from Greek koax noise made by a frog, of imitative origin) + English ion : a croaking especially of frogs …   Useful english dictionary

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