sweet talk

noun Informal.
cajolery; soft soap.

Origin:
1925–30

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sweet-talk

[sweet-tawk] Informal.
verb (used without object)
1.
to use cajoling words.
verb (used with object)
2.
to use cajoling words on in order to persuade; soft-soap: They tried to sweet-talk the boss into giving them raises.

Origin:
1925–30

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sweet-talk
 
vb
1.  to coax, flatter, or cajole (someone)
 
n
2.  cajolery; coaxing

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Example sentences
The main aim was to sweet-talk the customer into buying new gear.
US casino executives are trying to sweet-talk other governments too.
Maybe you can sweet-talk or call in favors from a tenured professor or two to take them on, maybe not.
The charmer who exudes confidence may try to sweet-talk issues that require litigation.
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