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Cajoling Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Cajole \Ca*jole"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cajoled; p. pr. & vb. n. Cajoling.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter like a bird in a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter, from the source of OF. goale, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, dim. of cage a cage. See Cage, Jail.] To deceive with flattery or fair words; to wheedle. I am not about to cajole or flatter you into a reception of my views. --F. W. Robertson. Syn: To flatter; wheedle; delude; coax; entrap.
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    • Odisha set to vote for 11 LS and 77 assembly seats
      Time for whistle-stop tours, cajoling voters, mudslinging, calling names and taking slug fest to new lows is now over for the political leaders. It is now the voter's call to elect their representatives as the stage is set for second and final ... Read more on this news related to 'Cajoling'
    • I Was There – TV review
      War stories are humbling enough – we don't need musical cajoling Last night's documentary I Was There comprised mostly hitherto unseen footage of 250 interviews with surviving combatants for the 26-episode landmark BBC series The Great War, broadcast in 1964. "This is the very best of the original interview material restored, and digitised in high d Read more on this news related to 'Cajoling'
    • Sharief employs pressure tactics, 'resigns' from Cong
      He is miffed with party for cajoling Sangliana The suspense over the future course of action of senior leader C K Jaffer Sharief continues, as he is keeping his cards close to his chest. Miffed with the party for not being given the ticket to contest the elections, Sharief has dispatched his resignation letter to the Congress leadership. But, he will continue to b Read more on this news related to 'Cajoling'

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