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coax
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
try to obtain a result through gentle and careful effort — often gentle persuasion
  • The last scud of day holds back for me, It flings my likeness after the rest and true as any on the shadow'd wilds, It coaxes me to the vapor and the dusk.
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (99% in)

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