cajole

[kuh-johl]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), cajoled, cajoling.
to persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle; coax.

Origin:
1635–45; < French cajoler to cajole or chatter like a jaybird, apparently derivative of *cajole birdcage (< Late Latin caveola < Latin cave(a) cage + -ola ole1) + -er infinitive suffix

cajolement, noun
cajoler, noun
cajolingly, adverb
uncajoling, adjective
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cajole (kəˈdʒəʊl)
 
vb
to persuade (someone) by flattery or pleasing talk to do what one wants; wheedle; coax
 
[C17: from French cajoler to coax, of uncertain origin]
 
ca'jolement
 
n
 
ca'joler
 
n
 
ca'jolery
 
n
 
ca'jolingly
 
adv

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cajole
1640s, from Fr. cajoler "to cajole, wheedle, coax," perhaps a blend of M.Fr. cageoler "to chatter like a jay" (16c., from gajole, southern dim. of geai "jay"), and O.Fr. gaioler "to cage, entice into a cage" (see jail).
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CAJOLE definition

language
(Chris And John's Own LanguagE) A dataflow language developed by Chris Hankin and John Sharp at Westfield College.
["The Data Flow Programming Language CAJOLE: An Informal Introduction", C.L. Hankin et al, SIGPLAN Notices 16(7):35-44 (Jul 1981)].
(1994-11-08)
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Example sentences
Managers and promoters come up and flatter him, cajole him into working for
  them, but at last he escapes again.
Upon her arrival at such places her first chore was to charm and cajole the
  villagers into working without pay.
Duveen could determine which multimillionaire would most appreciate it and then
  cajole and flatter him into the purchase.
You have let her cajole you into bending the rules for her.
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