coax

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coax /ˈkoʊks/ verb
coaxes; coaxed; coaxing
coax
/ˈkoʊks/
verb
coaxes; coaxed; coaxing
Learner's definition of COAX
[+ object]
: to influence or persuade (a person or animal) to do something by talking in a gentle and friendly way
often + into
sometimes followed by to + verb
: to get (something) by talking in a gentle and friendly way
: to cause (something) to do something by making a careful and continual effort

— coaxing

noun [noncount]
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