Definition: to convince with gentle urging or flattery
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): sweet-talk, wheedle
Antonym(s): discourage, turn off
1. By giving the teacher an expensive watch, the student hoped to cajole her into changing his grade.
2. If you attempt to cajole a police officer with a bribe, you might get arrested.
3. It is nearly impossible to cajole the grumpy old man into taking his medicine.