Definitions

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  • n. A person who cajoles; a flatterer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flatterer; a wheedler.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who cajoles; a wheedler.

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Examples

  • They contend that has reduced the DNI's role to what some call "the cajoler in chief."

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  • Therefore, give Raulhis wings now toendure a base building “power consolidation period” while Fidel is still alive and can act as the helpful cajoler, enforcer and usual heavy hand.

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  • Indeed, despite his protestations about the image of a cajoler, many of the 109 law clerks who served him between 1956 and 1990, when ill health forced him to retire, have vivid memories of his walking off to the court's weekly conferences arm in arm with Justices Harlan or Harry A. Blackmun or Lewis F. Powell.

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  • And lo and behold, long before 50 pages had past, his intrepid wee protagonist had grabbed his fishing pole and skipped his way toward the edge of town, where the local voodoo priestess/cajoler of young boys into manhood lived.

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  • Then said Maheshwara: Ask me another time, O thou cajoler: for it is a long story, and now I have no more leisure: since I must go and bestow the favour of my presence on a ceremony performed by a pious devotee who has built me a new temple at Wáránasi.

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  • My heart must needs do likewise if it wishes to have grace of its lord; let it be a flatterer and cajoler.

    Cligés. English

  • It is the handsome Denis Ronciat, the beau and cajoler of the village girls, who utters an exclamation of surprise.

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  • I do not like this Monty Bell; he seems to be merely an eater of dinners and a cajoler of dames, such superficial chivalry of speech as he exhibits being only one of the many expedients that gain him the title of

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  • Muche thereupon adopted a flattering tone like a born cajoler.

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  • "Der -- yes, your worship, unless I turn my attention to the catching -- ditter -- eels, or other slippery varments," returned the hunter, with a sly, significant twinkling of his eyes, as he brushed by the rebuked cajoler, and pushed on without waiting for a reply.

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