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1. coax

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve

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Rhymes with Coax

  • provokes
  • strokes
  • invokes
  • stokes
  • spokes
  • smokes
  • evokes
  • blokes
  • yolks
  • yokes
  • vokes
  • soaks
  • polk's
  • pokes
  • nokes
  • noakes
  • mokes
  • kokes
  • jokes
  • hoax
  • folks'
  • folks
  • folkes
  • cokes
  • coke's
  • chokes
  • ochs
  • oaks'
  • oaks
  • oak's

How do you pronounce coax?

Pronounce coax as koʊks.

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Sentences with coax


1. Verb, base form
Place it on a flat surface and coax the clothing back to its original size by stretching it carefully.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Screw one end of the coax adapter onto the connector at the end of the coaxial cable.

Quotes about coax


1. Happiness is like a cat. If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you. It will never come. But if you pay no attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing up against your legs and jumping into your lap.
- William J. Bennett

2. Death Ride Denied At the stables of your agonyDeath brought his morbid mareTo whisk you from your woeful wantsAnd coax you from your cares.A ride you did deny this princeAnd bid him soft farewell,Hoping the morrow must be brighter sinceYour yesterdays were hell.
- Beryl Dov

2. coax

noun. ['ˈkoʊks'] a transmission line for high-frequency signals.

Synonyms

  • coaxial cable
  • coax cable
  • ethernet cable
  • transmission line
  • line

Antonyms

  • ride
  • unfashionable
  • bad
  • disparage
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