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


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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade; "a coaxing
            and obsequious voice"; "her manner is quiet and
            ingratiatory and a little too agreeable" [syn: ingratiatory]
      n : flattery designed to gain favor [syn: blarney, soft soap,
           sweet talk]