Definition of Cajolery

1. Noun. Flattery intended to persuade.

Exact synonyms: Blandishment, Palaver
Generic synonyms: Flattery
Derivative terms: Blandish, Cajole, Palaver



Definition of Cajolery

1. n. A wheedling to delude; words used in cajoling; flattery.

Definition of Cajolery

1. Noun. cajolement ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cajolery

1. persuasion by flattery [n -ERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cajolery

caitives
caixin
cajan pea
cajaput
cajaputs
cajeput
cajeputol
cajeputs
cajole
cajoled
cajolement
cajolements
cajoler
cajoleries
cajolers
cajolery (current term)
cajoles
cajoling
cajolingly
cajon
cajones
cajuput
cajuput oil
cajuputene
cajuputs
cake
cake-slice
cake-slices
cake-walk

Literary usage of Cajolery

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1. Paul the Pope, and Paul the Friar: A Story of and Interdict by Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1870)
"Sarpi remains—Anathema is tried, and fails—Prospects of Protestantism in Italy—cajolery is tried against the Friar, and fails—Cardinal de Joyeuse again—The ..."

2. Curran and his contemporaries by Charles Phillips (1850)
"... he was not to be intimidated— qualities valuable in a country where cajolery does much, and in a day when talent without courage could do nothing. ..."

3. Ethical Obligations of the Lawyer by Gleason Leonard Archer (1910)
"... beware lest he unconsciously be weakened in his client's cause. The "good fellow" is nevertheless the enemy. WHEN THE ADVERSE PARTY ATTEMPTS cajolery ..."

4. A Compendium of Molesworth's Marathi and English Dictionary by James Thomas Molesworth, Baba Padmanji (1863)
"sA girl not yet acquainted with the feelings and symptoms proper to puberty. coaxing, v. п. cajolery, Г; dat. of о. „. ..."

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