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Usage examples for Cajoled

  1. She was Polly, and here was Uncle Dan, to be cajoled and entreated and vanquished. – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  2. Therefore there were picture- books in waiting for his return, and after a few minutes parleying Pixie cajoled the children into the dining- room on the plea of a bigger and more convenient table for the display of their treasures, leaving the husband and wife alone. – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  3. E. If her native instinct objects, she will be cajoled or bullied into seeing with Cissy's eyes. – More Bywords by Charlotte M. Yonge
  4. I'm neither to be coerced, bullied, or cajoled. – The Paradise Mystery by J. S. Fletcher
  5. He hardly knew whether to be imperative or civil; whether he was really speaking to the first mate of the vessel, or to another party; or whether he had insulted a noble, or been cajoled by a captain of a vessel: he threw himself down on his sofa, and Krantz, taking his seat in a chair, stated as follows: You have been partly deceived and partly not, Commandant. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  6. So delighted was he with the novel occupation that his nurse could scarcely tear him away, and it was only by the bribe of a bun that she cajoled him into restoring the box to its lawful owner. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  7. The Emperor cajoled the Piedmontese. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  8. Not in vain had she cajoled the commandant of Cambray citadel; not idly had she led captive the hearts of Lalain and his Countess, thus securing the important province of Hainault for the Duke. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  9. To do as much as that was due even to the doctor whom she had cajoled out of the certificate, and who was afterwards frightened into maintaining it. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  10. " Yes," she cajoled, " it is here." – The Way of the Gods by John Luther Long
  11. Mrs. Bazalgette started, and glanced admiration on a man of eight thousand a year, who came to the point of points without being either cajoled or spurred thither; but she shook her head. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  12. They cajoled me with all sorts of excuses, apologies, and so forth, but I remained frozen. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  13. One great tenor, who has delighted New York audiences during several winters past, invariably announces to his intimates on arising that his " voice has gone," and that, in consequence he will " never sing again," and has to be caressed and cajoled back into some semblance of confidence before attempting a performance. – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  14. Experience led them to suppose that she would either be cajoled into consenting to return to slavery, or else secretly packed off to New- Orleans, if she were left in Southern hands. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  15. Abused and misrepresented by his political foes, alternately cajoled and reproached by his other foes,- his political friends,- he still pursues the honest tenor of the obvious Right, and smiles at calumny. – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3 by Robert H. Newell
  16. If, therefore, she could not be reasoned or cajoled into obeying the injunctions of the Supreme Council, she could easily be made malleable by other means. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  17. She was perfectly furious, Duane; she wrestled with me, fought to make me yield more than I had- which was almost nothing- begged me, brutalised me, pleaded, tormented, cajoled. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  18. A great administrator had argued, and managed, and cajoled; a great soldier had organised and planned, and made piastres do the work of pounds. – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
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