He believed that the Union could be saved without a war, and that a policy of delay would prevent the secession of the border states, which in turn would gradually coax their more southern neighbours back into their proper relations with the Federal government.
Indeed, I am often obliged to coax her to leave an example or a composition.
I think the answers to life's mysteries are buried there in the data, waiting for the florist in Akron to coax them out.
We must have spent half an hour trying to coax him back.
Alex concocted this ridiculous trip to coax Katie to come back to Houston.
If anyone can coax an unwilling soul out of a human brain, you can.
I couldn't coax her or compromise with her.
Nothing Carmen said could coax Katie to say more.