Cajoled sentence example
- Then cajoled and threatened by Henry, the parlement registered the edict on the 25th of February 1 599.
- Did he want to be coaxed or cajoled?
- Immediately afterwards, however, flattered and cajoled by the queen, he betrayed his associates to her, and assisted her to escape from Holyrood to Dunbar.
- In the second, he was in no mood to be cajoled by his father.
- He aspired to convince the better minds that the only hope for Israelites, as well as for Israel, lay in " returning " to the true Yahweh, a deity who was no mere national god, and was not to be cajoled by the punctual offering of costly sacrifices.Advertisement
- But though he had forced or cajoled every leading man in England and Normandy to take his oath to serve her, he must have been conscious that there was a large chance that such pledges would be forgotten at his death..
- Of the directors, Sieyes and his friend Ducos had arranged to resign; Barras was cajoled and bribed into resigning; Gohier and Moulins, who were intractable, found themselves imprisoned in the Luxemburg palace and helpless.
- Hitherto, according to all evidence, she had shown herself on all occasions, as on all subsequent occasions she indisputably showed herself, the most fearless, the most keen-sighted, the most ready-witted, the most high-gifted and high-spirited of women; gallant and generous, skilful and practical, never to be cowed by fortune, never to be cajoled by craft; neither more unselfish in her ends nor more unscrupulous in her practice than might have been expected from her training and her creed.
- cajoled members of each of the four core subject teams to join us.
- cajoled a young man at the resort to give us what turned out to be a silent drumming lesson.Advertisement
- If I have n't cajoled you into donating already, there's still time.. .
- His instantly likeable, goofy manner, successfully cajoled the audience into a perfect mood for the rest of the show.
- I cajoled us on in an anxious bid for a raised knoll where a breeze would ensure midges stayed grounded.
- How Janos was cajoled out of an almost impregnable position, and gradually reduced to insignificance, is told elsewhere (see Corvinus, Janos).
- Turbulent, ungovernable, vain, often the dupe of schemers, Mackenzie united with much that was laughable not a little that was heroic. He could neither be bribed, bullied, nor cajoled.Advertisement
- A man who loved men cajoled the women, stole fire when their backs were turned, and was metamorphosed into "a little bird with a red mark on its tail, which is the mark of fire."
- No, it doesn't, but it does mean that Virgo will not be cajoled, bullied or pacified when it comes to his feelings.