[hweed-l, weed-l]
verb (used with object), wheedled, wheedling.
to endeavor to influence (a person) by smooth, flattering, or beguiling words or acts: We wheedled him incessantly, but he would not consent.
to persuade (a person) by such words or acts: She wheedled him into going with her.
to obtain (something) by artful persuasions: I wheedled a new car out of my father.
verb (used without object), wheedled, wheedling.
to use beguiling or artful persuasions: I always wheedle if I really need something.

1655–65; origin uncertain

wheedler, noun
wheedlingly, adverb
unwheedled, adjective

1. flatter, cajole. 2, 3. coax, beguile, inveigle.
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wheedle (ˈwiːdəl)
1.  to persuade or try to persuade (someone) by coaxing words, flattery, etc
2.  (tr) to obtain by coaxing and flattery: she wheedled some money out of her father
[C17: perhaps from German wedeln to wag one's tail, from Old High German wedil, wadil tail]

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Word Origin & History

"to influence by flattery," 1661, perhaps connected with O.E. wædlian "to beg" (from wædl "poverty"), or borrowed by Eng. soldiers in the 17c. German wars from Ger. wedeln "wag the tail," hence "fawn, flatter" (cf. adulation).
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Example sentences
She never uses tears to wheedle things out of me or cries if we have strong
It takes some experience of the real world to realize that you can't wheedle
  your way past every deadline.
He can hoot, humiliate, toady and wheedle with the best of them.
We all know we must die and therefore each day must be filled with as much joy
  as we can wheedle out of it.
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