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1. coaxing

adjective. ['ˈkoʊksɪŋ'] pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade.

Synonyms

  • ingratiatory

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • unconvincing

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Rhymes with Coaxing

  • accessing
  • acquiescing
  • addressing
  • advancing
  • affixing
  • amassing
  • annexing
  • announcing
  • assessing
  • balancing
  • basing
  • bouncing
  • canvassing
  • caressing
  • casing
  • ceasing
  • chasing
  • classing
  • coalescing
  • coercing

How do you pronounce coaxing?

Pronounce coaxing as ˈkoʊksɪŋ.

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Sentences with coaxing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Watercolor is a delicate painting medium that does not need much coaxing to produce an intended effect.

2. Noun, singular or mass
For all eight strands, it should be a bit tight and might need some coaxing.

2. coaxing

noun. ['ˈkoʊksɪŋ'] flattery designed to gain favor.

Synonyms

  • soft soap
  • flattery
  • sweet talk

Antonyms

  • cautionary
  • warning
  • discouraging
  • monitory
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