Pronunciation of Cajole
/kɐd͡ʒˈə͡ʊl/, /kɐdʒˈəʊl/, /k_ɐ_dʒ_ˈəʊ_l/
Synonyms for cajole:
Sense 2 (noun)
attempt to coax; flatter (verb)
soft soap, blandish.
Usage examples for cajole:
- The promise of great results was never suffered to cajole them into ignoring the perils that might beset their path. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
- If he could but cajole him into the deep stream of life, that was enough; when the deep water heaved beneath his feet, he would have to do what the others did in pure self- defence. - "Masterman and Son", W. J. Dawson.
- If I have to go back that same way I shall take Laurie, or if he won't go I'll cajole that stunning prince of yours if you don't mind. - "The City of Fire", Grace Livingston Hill.