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cajolery

[kuh-joh-luh-ree] /kəˈdʒoʊ lə ri/
noun, plural cajoleries.
1.
persuasion by flattery or promises; wheedling; coaxing.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < French cajolerie. See cajole, -ery
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n.

1640s, from French cajolerie "persuasion by flattery" (16c.), from cajoler (see cajole).

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