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cajole

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcajoleca‧jole /kəˈdʒəʊl $ -ˈdʒoʊl/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 PERSUADEto gradually persuade someone to do something by being nice to them, or making promises to themcajole somebody into doing something 🔊 We do our best to cajole rich countries into helping.see thesaurus at persuade→ See Verb table
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cajoleAll saying the same thing over and over, and pushing and cajoling?She was waiting, he knew, to be courted and cajoled.Ed cajoled and pleaded, but couldn't get her to change her mind.Teachers tend to cajole, comment, and direct students at every turn.He championed, cajoled, fumed and fussed through years of bureaucratic shuffles to save the project.They walked a razor edge, with Duane as an unhinged Aguirre, bullying and cajoling Gregg to greater songwriting heights.He managed to cajole Hayden to take part in the program.The trade unions are cajoled into issuing a statement that could just be decoded as implying support for further wage restraint.I cajoled John into agreeing then set off to the pet store to select the appropriate creature.She cajoles the kids into doing their best.They include people who, by virtue of their position and influence must be persuaded, cajoled, threatened or bought off.cajole somebody into doing somethingJacobs finally cajoled Beecher into taking the job.
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Verb table
cajole
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycajole
he, she, itcajoles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycajoled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave cajoled
he, she, ithas cajoled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad cajoled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cajole
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have cajoled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam cajoling
he, she, itis cajoling
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you, we, theyare cajoling
Past
I, he, she, itwas cajoling
you, we, theywere cajoling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been cajoling
he, she, ithas been cajoling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been cajoling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be cajoling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been cajoling
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