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coax
used in Words by Heart

2 uses
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Definition
try to obtain a result through gentle and careful effort — often gentle persuasion
  • Finally she coaxed the team along the fencerow toward the road.
    Thirteen (90% in)
  • "Walk this way, Lena," he coaxed, standing behind it.
    Nine (51% in)

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