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coax
used in Looking for Alaska

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coax her to join us
Definition
try to obtain a result through gentle and careful effort — often gentle persuasion
  • She coaxed me onto the couch, and we played Decapitation together until she abruptly dropped the controller.
    p. 76.8

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  • We didn't coax her out for two hours, until the Colonel unscrewed a bottle of wine.
    p. 111.3

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