palaver, cajolery, blandishment.
" You may laugh, sir, but what do you think of her wheedling
me into sending Zeke up, and then getting him off on the sly with that telegram?
" He was wheedling
and threatening by turns; he did everything he had ever done before, and more.
These men in petticoats possess marvellous seductions, and are irresistible in the art of wheedling.