coax

All Verb Noun
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  • He shall not go further today if we can coax him to stay. Cited from German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VII
  • If you were to coax him he might see how wrong he is. Cited from Kilo, by Ellis Parker Butler
  • Then she moved up to him and laid a coaxing hand on his arm. Cited from Lady Merton, Colonist, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The money he coaxed out of his wife was often lost at the table.
  • No man with his heart in the right place could hold out against her pretty coaxing. Cited from Round Anvil Rock, by Nancy Huston Banks
  • They wanted to coax him out when they could not drive him. Cited from The Black-Bearded Barbarian, by Marian Keith
  • He has to coax her into giving those letters back to him.
  • I would set her a good example, and coax her to follow it. Cited from Esther, by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • She has gone to coax him to come and see her married. Cited from Further Chronicles of Avonlea, L.M. Montgomery
  • I tried to coax her to come out with us just now. Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • The way she tried to coax him back to his old self. Cited from Children of the Bush, by Henry Lawson
  • Once she turned about and tried to coax the dog to return to his master. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. VIII, Ed. by Francke
  • Perhaps, too, life could still be coaxed back, if a doctor came quickly enough. Cited from Destiny, by Charles Neville Buck
  • But in the evening he got to his mother and coaxed her to take his part. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • It is everything for us if we can coax him into coming under our own roof-tree. Cited from The Parisians, by E. B. Lytton, Book 9
  • So he had coaxed his one personal friend, the boy, to go with him. Cited from Zone Policeman 88, by Harry A. Franck
  • How many people in this world are being coaxed when it's a club they need! Cited from The Silly Syclopedia, by Noah Lott
  • He will talk all day if he can coax some one to listen to him. Cited from Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin, by Ben Field
  • When he tried to coax her into performing, she is unable to do so.
  • Why can't you coax your mother to run over to Paris with you? Cited from The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton
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