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coax
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

2 uses
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Definition
try to obtain a result through gentle and careful effort — often gentle persuasion
  • "Put this on, Aunt Rachel," she coaxed.
    p. 42.5
  • She coaxed her father out of his bitter moods, upheld her timorous and anxious mother, gently restrained her rebellious sister and had reached to draw an uncertain alien into the circle.
    p. 64.4

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