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coax
used in Oliver Twist

3 uses
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Definition
try to obtain a result through gentle and careful effort — often gentle persuasion
  • 'There, there,' said the Jew, coaxingly.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (30% in)
  • 'Only just up to the office, my dear,' said the Jew coaxingly.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (50% in)
  • 'Oh! you mustn't be too hard upon them, sir,' said Mrs. Mann, coaxingly.
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (29% in)

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