Definition of coax:
prate, engage, attract, sweet-talk, wheedle, draw, flash, activate, tattle, maunder, captivate, soft-soap, coaxial cable, cajole, gibber, blab, tittle-tattle, prattle, piffle, blabber, palaver, chatter, clack, inveigle, blandish, win, decoy, actuate, gabble, honey, eject, energize, persuasion, control, coax cable, lure, twaddle, crank, flick, blarney.
She was therefore anxious to arrive at his house in time to have the conversation she sought, yet dreaded, before nine o'clock, the usual family breakfast- hour; though in the shooting- season Sir Gilbert generally contrived to coax my lady and her housekeeper to have hot rolls smoking on the table by eight.- "The Vicar of Wrexhill", Mrs [Frances] Trollope.
- "Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed", H. Rider Haggard.
- "Love Letters of a Violinist and Other Poems", Eric Mackay.