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coax         

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1]  

      vb  
1    to seek to manipulate or persuade (someone) by tenderness, flattery, pleading, etc.  
2    tr.   to obtain by persistent coaxing  
3    tr   to work on or tend (something) carefully and patiently so as to make it function as one desires  
he coaxed the engine into starting     
4    tr  
Obsolete   to caress  
5    tr  
Obsolete   to deceive  
     (C16: verb formed from obsolete noun cokes fool, of unknown origin)  
  coaxer      n  
  coaxingly      adv  
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Collins
coax          [2]  
      n      short for       coaxial cable  

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Collins
coaxial cable  
      n   a cable consisting of an inner insulated core of stranded or solid wire surrounded by an outer insulated flexible wire braid, used esp. as a transmission line for radio-frequency signals,   (Often shortened to)    coax         


coax          [1]  
      vb  
1    to seek to manipulate or persuade (someone) by tenderness, flattery, pleading, etc.  
2    tr.   to obtain by persistent coaxing  
3    tr   to work on or tend (something) carefully and patiently so as to make it function as one desires  
he coaxed the engine into starting     
4    tr  
Obsolete   to caress  
5    tr  
Obsolete   to deceive  
     (C16: verb formed from obsolete noun cokes fool, of unknown origin)  
  coaxer      n  
  coaxingly      adv  
coax          [2]  
      n      short for       coaxial cable  

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Collins

coax

  
  
allure, beguile, cajole, decoy, entice, flatter, inveigle, persuade, prevail upon, soft-soap     (informal)   soothe, sweet-talk     (informal)   talk into, twist (someone's) arm, wheedle  
  
Antonyms     
   browbeat, bully, coerce, force, harass, intimidate, pressurize, threaten  

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CoA, coaxal, coaxer, coxa

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n.
persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
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