What does cajolery mean?

cajolery meaning in General Dictionary

A wheedling to delude terms found in cajoling flattery

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  • flattery intended to convince
  • A wheedling to delude; terms utilized in cajoling; flattery.

cajolery meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, from French cajolerie "persuasion by flattery" (16c.), from cajoler (see cajole).

Sentence Examples with the word cajolery

But to this neither cajolery nor threats could move him.

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