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cajole someone into something

to coax or persuade someone to do something. They tried to cajole us into helping them move. You can't cajole me into doing that!
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cajole someone out of something

 
1. to coax or persuade someone not to do something. Try and cajole her out of going there. I cajoled her out of leaving so soon.
2. to coax or persuade someone to give up something or give away something. She tried to cajole him out of his inheritance.
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References in classic literature ?
It is true, she was looking very charming herself, and Stephen was paying her the utmost attention on this public occasion; jealously buying up the articles he had seen under her fingers in the process of making, and gayly helping her to cajole the male customers into the purchase of the most effeminate futilities.
It was plain, thought the dwarf, that he had come there, on behalf of his friend, to cajole or frighten the old man out of some small fraction of that wealth of which they supposed him to have an abundance.
Addressing the Knesset, Peres cajoles gov't to reach a 2-state arrangement with the PA - and provides a "simple" solution for the Iranian threat.
The more Salome cajoles (and the more desperate she seems), the clearer it becomes that this is a woman unhinged.
The young pouting Goddess is done splendidly when she cajoles Christopher to help her and then angrily laments her fate.
There is so much warmth and good cheer flowing between Robert Eads and company that you have to sympathize with Lola Cola when, posing the gang for a snapshot, she cajoles them with "Let's have some gravity
With his raspy voice and animated gesturing, he cajoles dancers in rehearsals or delights them in his memorabilia-laden apartment with passionate and irreverent recollections of his formidable career--dancing with Olga Spessivtseva, creating a role for Serge Lifar, forming a partnership with Yvette Chauvire.