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cajole
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
gently persuade
  • 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.
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- Charity in Full-Dress (21% in)

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