WHEEDLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WHEEDLE
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wheedle
 v.  cajole; coax; deceive by flattery
Example Sentence:
1  She's one of those children who can wheedle you into giving her anything she wants.
2  You have to be able to wheedle your client into buying.
3  She knows she can wheedle almost anything she wants from her father.
4  She wheedled her husband into buying a lottery ticket.
Classic Sentence:
1  You're an artful little puss to flatter and wheedle your cross old sister in that way.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
2  Laurie came every day, and wheedled Aunt March till Amy was allowed to go out with him, when they walked and rode and had capital times.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
3  There was indignation in his hoarse bass voice but also a wheedling note, and Scarlett teasingly clicked her tongue against her teeth as she reached out to pull his cravat into place.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  And then, in a wheedling tone: "When I was mentioning the Tarletons the while ago, I wasn't pushing them."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  You always find some new way of wheedling money out of me, and, as soon as you have got it, it seems to melt in your hands.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
6  He was crossing you and wheedling you, I saw; and you were soft wax in his hands, I saw.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
7  The inferior's triumph in the presence of his superior must be wheedling.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN WHITEN...
8  Well," he began wheedlingly, "we'll be forgetting all that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
9  She wanted to cry in his arms and say that she, too, had been overly proud of the child's horsemanship, overly indulgent to her wheedlings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX