Coax vs. Engle

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  • Coax (verb)

    To fondle, kid, pet, tease.

  • Coax (verb)

    To wheedle, persuade (a person, organisation, animal etc.) gradually or by use of flattery to do something.

    “He coaxed the horse gently into the trailer.”

  • Coax (verb)

    To carefully manipulate into a particular desired state, situation or position.

    “They coaxed the rope through the pipe.”

  • Coax (noun)

    A simpleton; a dupe.

  • Coax (noun)

    form of Shortened form|coaxial cable

  • Engle (noun)

    A favourite; a paramour; an ingle.

  • Engle (verb)

    To cajole or coax.

  • Coax (verb)

    gently and persistently persuade (someone) to do something

    “the trainees were coaxed into doing boring work”

    “he was coaxing me to walk a bit further”

    “‘Come on now,’ I coaxed”

  • Coax (verb)

    obtain something from (someone) by gentle and persistent persuasion

    “we coaxed our fare money out of my father”

    “coaxing more speed from the car”

  • Coax (verb)

    arrange (something) carefully into a particular shape or position

    “her lovely hair had been coaxed into ringlets”

  • Coax (noun)

    coaxial cable.

  • Coax (adjective)


    “coax connectors”

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