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cajole
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Catch-22
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  • Few women anywhere could resist such wily cajolery, and prostitutes would spring to their feet eagerly and hurl themselves into whatever fantastic poses he requested for them.
  • ’Now, please let me explain something to you,’ he cajoled in a mature, reasoning, earnest voice.

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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."
    Woolf, Virginia  --  Night and Day

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