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coaxing

Definitions of coaxing
  1. noun
    flattery designed to gain favor
    synonyms: blarney, soft soap, sweet talk
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    type of:
    flattery
    excessive or insincere praise
  2. adjective
    pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade
    “a coaxing and obsequious voice”
    synonyms: ingratiatory
    persuasive
    intended or having the power to induce action or belief
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