from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who wheedles.
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- noun One who
wheedles; a person who uses persistent asking to attain goals.
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- noun someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing
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His eyes are dead, while her barely suppressed desperation makes her look like a horse wheedler.
And, as he admitted it, his ears rang again with the plaints of his stranded fellow-countryman, a wheedler from the South Country, off whose tongue the familiar brogue had dripped like honey.
Noticing this, I have played the wheedler a bit; but now, look! the prop is deceiving the vine!
Smith, wheedler of trout, landed us in quite an ambitious foamy surf at the foot of a declivity below our future host's farm.
"Tell me a story, dear Tattah," said this born wheedler, patting my face with his little black paw.
"What a young wheedler you are!" observed he, playfully rumpling up his son's fair hair.
"You're the greatest wheedler I ever saw," she said.
"How well you play, dear!" said Natalie, the wheedler.
"A born wheedler," the colonel called her; but his wife thought "saucy minx" a more appropriate term, and wondered how Major Merryon could put up with her shameless trifling.
Peachy, however, was a champion wheedler; she had a certain command over the Italian language, and could persuade Antonio, in his native tongue, of the absolute necessity of her demands.