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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whee·dle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wheedled p. pr. & vb. n. Wheedling ]
 1. To entice by soft words; to cajole; to flatter; to coax.
    The unlucky art of wheedling fools.   --Dryden.
    And wheedle a world that loves him not.   --Tennyson.
 2. To grain, or get away, by flattery.
    A deed of settlement of the best part of her estate, which I wheedled out of her.   --Congreve.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery [syn: blandishment]