Cajole: Synonyms and Antonyms



Cajole


( Verb )


We had to
cajole him out of going to USA for higher studies.

Synonyms

Inveigle

Beguile

Coax

Flatter

Blandish

Wheedle

Contextual Examples:



The smugglers managed to inveigle their colleague from the clutches of the police somehow.

The innocent girl was beguiled into thinking she could become a famous actress.

Smith coaxed his father to let him use his new car.

The servant flattered his master telling him he was a good writer.

Even her blandishments could not win him over.

Mother tried to wheedle father into going to the party.



Antonyms

Cool

Dampen

Flaunt

Dam

Dissuade

Contextual Examples:



Jane was in a high temper. It took me some time to cool him down.

I was in very high spirits. Maria has dampened these by asking for a loan.

The subordinate flouted the order of the manager.

The water of the river has been well dammed by this barrage project.

You should dissuade him from undertaking this risky project.




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