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- adv. In a coaxing manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a coaxing manner; by coaxing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a coaxing manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a cajoling manner
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Reaching out one skinny arm, she called coaxingly: "Puss!
"Be a good boy, Zeke," coaxingly, "and don't forget now, because Mrs. Evringham is a great stickler -- and a great sticker, too," added Mrs. Forbes in a different tone.
But you won't decide against it, "-- coaxingly, --" you will be kinder than that.
"Well," said the farmer, gently, as he rose and went to carry the milk-pails into the pantry, calling coaxingly, as he did so, "Kitty! kitty!
Honestly, Cara "-- coaxingly --" I wouldn't do more than just dash in and out again. "
"Say, Michael," coaxingly, "couldn't we take him in your rooms for something to eat?
Come now, "coaxingly," tell the court where and how he applied the actual cautery. "
"Gently, coaxingly, the nurse suggests she try walking to her room on her own."
“May I not know the secret?” she pleaded coaxingly.
‘Only just up to the office, my dear,’ said the Jew coaxingly.