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1. cajole

verb. ['kəˈdʒoʊl'] influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering.

Synonyms

  • palaver
  • persuade
  • swagger
  • inveigle
  • bully
  • soft-soap
  • wheedle
  • sweet-talk
  • browbeat
  • coax

Antonyms

  • talk out of
  • ride
  • unfashionable
  • bad

Etymology

  • cajoler (French)

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Rhymes with Cajole

  • self-control
  • rock-and-roll
  • decontrol
  • rock'n'roll
  • espanol
  • control
  • pistole
  • patrol
  • mcdole
  • extol
  • console
  • stroll
  • strole
  • strohl
  • scroll
  • pajole
  • nicolle
  • nicole
  • mccoll
  • mccole
  • madole
  • enroll
  • devaul
  • abrol
  • viole
  • troll
  • stoll
  • stole
  • stol
  • stohl

How do you pronounce cajole?

Pronounce cajole as kəˈʤoʊl.

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Sentences with cajole


1. Verb, base form
If someone does not want to participate in a scheduled activity, do not try to urge or cajole.

Quotes about cajole


1. This is my living faith, an active faith, a faith of verbs: to question, explore, experiment, experience, walk, run, dance, play, eat, love, learn, dare, taste, touch, smell, listen, speak, write, read, draw, provoke, emote, scream, sin, repent, cry, kneel, pray, bow, rise, stand, look, laugh, cajole, create, confront, confound, walk back, walk forward, circle, hide, and seek.
- Terry Tempest Williams, Leap

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