Coaxed

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Coaxed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Coax \Coax\ (?; 110), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coaxed; p. pr. & vb. n. Coaxing.] [Cf. OE. cokes fool, a person easily imposed upon, W. coeg empty, foolish; F. coquin knave, rogue.] To persuade by gentle, insinuating courtesy, flattering, or fondling; to wheedle; to soothe. Syn: To wheedle; cajole; flatter; persuade; entice.
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    * Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. - Mark Twain


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    • Teens ’coaxed’ off train and raped
      TWO friends who had skipped school and were en route to a shopping trip were coaxed off a train and raped behind a disused grandstand in Fairfield. Read more on this news related to 'Coaxed'
    • Man coaxed down from Melbourne crane
      A man who climbed a crane high above a Melbourne street has been removed by Victoria Police. Read more on this news related to 'Coaxed'
    • Teens coaxed off train and raped: police
      Police say two girls were asking directions from train passengers when they were lured off a train and sexually assaulted in a western Sydney park. Read more on this news related to 'Coaxed'

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