Coax

Definition of Coax

Pronunciation: kōks; 110
v. t.1.To persuade by gentle, insinuating courtesy, flattering, or fondling; to wheedle; to soothe.
[imp. & p. p. Coaxed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Coaxing.]
n.1.A simpleton; a dupe.

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