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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 coax /ˈkoks/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coax v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coaxed p. pr. & vb. n. Coaxing.]  To persuade by gentle, insinuating courtesy, flattering, or fondling; to wheedle; to soothe.
 Syn: -- To wheedle; cajole; flatter; persuade; entice.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coax, n. A simpleton; a dupe. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a transmission line for high-frequency signals [syn: coaxial
          cable, coax cable]
      v : influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or
          flattering; "He palavered her into going along" [syn: wheedle,
           cajole, palaver, blarney, sweet-talk, inveigle]