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coaxed


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coax  \Coax\  (?;  110),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Coaxed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Coaxing}.]  [Cf.  OE  cokes  fool,  a  person  easily  imposed 
  upon  W.  coeg  empty,  foolish;  F.  coquin  knave,  rogue.] 
  To  persuade  by  gentle,  insinuating  courtesy,  flattering,  or 
  fondling;  to  wheedle;  to  soothe. 
 
  Syn:  To  wheedle;  cajole;  flatter;  persuade;  entice. 




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