Etymology
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cajolery (n.)

"act of cajoling, delusive wheedling," 1640s, from French cajolerie "persuasion by flattery" (16c.), from cajoler "to wheedle, coax" (see cajole). Coleridge used cajolement.

updated on September 20, 2017

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Definitions of cajolery from WordNet

cajolery (n.)
flattery intended to persuade;
Synonyms: blandishment / palaver
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