We must have spent half an hour trying to coax him back.
Alex concocted this ridiculous trip to coax Katie to come back to Houston.
He believed that the Union could be saved without a war, and that a policy of delay would prevent the secession of the border states, which in turn would gradually coax their more southern neighbours back into their proper relations with the Federal government.
I couldn't coax her or compromise with her.
Indeed, I am often obliged to coax her to leave an example or a composition.
"They coax me as if I were Vaska the cat!" said Denisov jokingly.