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The Mill on the Floss
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cajole
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • It is true, she was looking very charming herself, and Stephen was paying her the utmost attention on this public occasion; jealously buying up the articles he had seen under her fingers in the process of making, and gayly helping her to cajole the male customers into the purchase of the most effeminate futilities.

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  • She is working to convince, cajole, and pressure other Representatives to vote for the bill.
  • "Don’t you see that if you have no relations with people it’s easier to be honest with them?" she inquired. "That’s what I meant. One needn’t cajole them; one’s under no obligation to them."
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