Coax
[kohks]


Definitions:
verb (used with object)
1.
to attempt to influence by gentle persuasion, flattery, etc.; cajole:


2.
to manipulate to a desired end by adroit handling or persistent effort:


Part of speech:
verb
Sentences:
  1. He coaxed her to sing, but she refused.
  2. We coaxed the secret from him.
  3. He coaxed the large chair through the door.
Synonyms: cajole, flatter, lure, charm
Antonyms:discourage, not care, repulse