Word – Cajole
Cajole – Word of the Day
(verb): False promises (to influence or deceive someone with pleasing words or actions)
Going back to history in 1640, the word ‘Cajole’ was borrowed from the French word “Cajole,” which means to cajole or coax, or give too much attention to, making a fuss, and flattering.
1. Verb Examples – Cajoled:
- She cajoled me into doing my laundry today.
- Rohit really knows how to cajole people into listening to him.
- The anglers staying in had to cajole the outsiders into staying away from the riverside.
- Every time, my brother cajoles the waiter into giving us some extra food.
- As Rohan was tired, he gently cajoled Roy to make the supper.
2. Noun Examples – Cajoler / Cajolement:
- Rohan is such a cajoler who knew how to get pocket money.
- A cajoler always talks sweetly.
- Someone who has an excellent leadership skill can turn into a cajoler if the situation requires
- He was a flatterer and a cajoler, who knew how to gather the audience.
- A certain level of cajolement and leadership skills will guide us in the right direction.
3. Adjective Examples – Cajoling/ Cajolingly:
- In a cajoling manner, the teacher informed the students that the vacation would start next week.
- Cajoling did not work with him.
- His father saw his potential and started cajoling him to play basketball.
- The young lad was an expert at cajoling and coaxing girls.
- The baker started cajoling his customers into buying the newly designed cake.