1. [syn: wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cajole \Ca*jole"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cajoled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Cajoling.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter like a bird in
a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter,
from the source of OF. goale, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, dim. of
cage a cage. See Cage, Jail.]
To deceive with flattery or fair words; to wheedle.
I am not about to cajole or flatter you into a
reception of my views. --F. W.
Syn: To flatter; wheedle; delude; coax; entrap.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or
flattering; "He palavered her into going along" [syn:
wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
106 Moby Thesaurus words for "cajole":
adulate, advocate, allure, apply pressure, bait, bait the hook,
bamboozle, beguile, beset, besiege, beslobber, beslubber, betray,
blandish, bluff, bug, butter up, buttonhole, call on, call upon,
cheat on, circumvent, coax, compliment, conceit, conjure, deceive,
decoy, delude, diddle, double-cross, draw, draw in, draw on, dun,
dupe, ensnare, entice, exert pressure, exhort, fawn upon, flatter,
flirt, flirt with, forestall, gammon, get around, give the come-on,
gull, high-pressure, hoax, hocus-pocus, hornswaggle, humbug,
importune, insist, insist upon, inveigle, jawbone, juggle, lead on,
let down, lobby, lure, make fair weather, mock, nag, nag at,
offer bait to, oil the tongue, outmaneuver, outreach, outsmart,
outwit, overreach, palaver, persuade, pester, pigeon, plague,
play one false, plead with, ply, praise, press, pressure, push,
put something over, recommend, rope in, seduce, slobber over, snow,
soft-soap, string along, stroke, suck in, sweet-talk, take in,
tease, trick, two-time, urge, wheedle, woo, work on
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
(Chris And John's Own LanguagE) A dataflow
language developed by Chris Hankin and John
Sharp at Westfield College.
["The Data Flow Programming Language CAJOLE: An Informal
Introduction", C.L. Hankin et al, SIGPLAN Notices 16(7):35-44