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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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    • Here's sellin' to you, kid. Casablanca piano for sale
      The iconic piano from Hollywood romance "Casablanca" goes on sale at auction in New York in November, the highlight of more than two dozen collectors' items from the fabled war-time classic. "Play it, Sam," says a stunning Ingrid Berman, cajoling Dooley Wilson into singing "As Time Goes By" before a moody Humphrey Bogart storms ov Read more on this news related to 'Cajoling'
    • Here's sellin' to you, kid. Casablanca piano up for sale
      The iconic piano from Hollywood romance "Casablanca" goes on sale at auction in New York in November, the highlight of more than two dozen collectors' items from the fabled war-time classic. "Play it, Sam," says a stunning Ingrid Berman, cajoling Dooley Wilson into singing "As Time Goes By" before a moody Humphrey Bogart storms ov Read more on this news related to 'Cajoling'
    • 'Casablanca' piano up for sale
      NEW YORK, USA – The iconic piano from Hollywood romance Casablanca goes on sale at auction in New York in November, the highlight of more than two dozen collectors' items from the fabled war-time classic. "Play it, Sam," says a stunning Ingrid Berman, cajoling Dooley Wilson into singing "As Time Goes ... Read more on this news related to 'Cajoling'

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