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Sample sentences for the GRE study word cajole

cajole can be used as a verb

1.No need to advise, urge, watch, inspire, coax and cajole him to keep him at it. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
2."Lads," he said, ready to cajole or strike as need be, but never quailing for an instant, "I've thought it out. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
3.And to cap it all, when Mercedes, with tears in her pretty eyes and a quaver in her throat, could not cajole him into giving the dogs still more, she stole from the fish-sacks and fed them slyly. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
4.The time has arrived when he will be compelled to flatter divers of his slaves, and make many promises to them of freedom and other things, much against his will--he will have to cajole his own servants. - from The Republic by Plato
5.He was courted, flattered, cajoled on every side but the use he made of his new power is sad to contemplate. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.There were times when I beat and kicked him madly, times when I cajoled and persuaded him, and once I tried to bribe him with the last bottle of burgundy, for there was a rain-water pump from which I could get water. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
7.Judged by his acts, he was apparently a timeserver, catering to a depraved audience in his dramas, and dedicating his work with much flattery to those who were easily cajoled by their vanity into sharing their purse and patronage. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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