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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cajole 
  v  :  influence  or  urge  by  gentle  urging,  caressing,  or 
  flattering;  "He  palavered  her  into  going  along"  [syn:  {wheedle}, 
  {palaver},  {blarney},  {coax},  {sweet-talk},  {inveigle}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CAJOLE 
 
    (Chris  And  John's  Own  LanguagE)  A  {dataflow} 
  language  developed  by  Chris  Hankin    and  John 
  Sharp  at  {Westfield  College}. 
 
  ["The  Data  Flow  Programming  Language  CAJOLE:  An  Informal 
  Introduction",  C.L.  Hankin  et  al  SIGPLAN  Notices  16(7):35-44 
  (Jul  1981)]. 
 
  (1994-11-08) 
 
 




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