Today’s word of the day is ‘Cajole.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Cajole [kuh–johl ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Meethee baaton se mila lena
2. Spanish – Engatusar
3. French – Cajoler
4. Mandarin – Hǒngpiàn
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. It was a deputation of citizens, set out to cajole him into accepting the office.
2. They allow us to cajole them into silence, they wink at our misdeeds.
3. So, to that end, he began to cajole the children, while he surreptitiously let fly a kick at the pup.
4. Ever there were his insidious wiles to compromise, cajole, trick and betray them.
5. It gives her confidence that he does not soothe or cajole, but speaks as he would to a man.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
deceive, delude, dupe, entice, entrap, seduce, tantalize, tempt, wheedle, banter, beguile, blandish, bootlick, con, crowd, decoy, induce, influence, inveigle, jolly, lure, massage, mislead, oil, push, snow, soap, soft-soap, soften, stroke, sweet-talk, urge etc
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
disenchant, repulse, turn off, discourage, disgust, dissuade, bully, force, repel etc.
Orthodox Christianity, by playing upon the emotions of man, is able to accomplish wonders toward keeping him in order and relieving his mind. It can frighten or cajole him away from evil more effectively than could reason.
H. P. Lovecraft
"My role is to encourage, cajole, pressure, and to make the case…."
— Nat'l Endow f/t Arts (@NEAarts) January 17, 2021
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