Coaxed sentence example

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  • There was a twinkle in his eye that coaxed a smile to her lips.
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  • Did he want to be coaxed or cajoled?
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  • He followed her slowly, but a couple of horn toots coaxed him to move along.
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  • "Give it a try," Katie coaxed.
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  • Like Delilah, she coaxed the destined cause of death from Llew and then entrapped him by enacting the conditions exactly.
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  • Because smoking cigarettes may not be seen as dangerous as using other, illegal drugs, teens can often be coaxed into trying it.
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  • These bulbs are gently coaxed into blooming in pots by cooling them for a period of time, then increasing the warmth to mimic springtime.
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  • "Put your fingers on the keys, Felice", the man gently coaxed with a predatory gleam in his eyes.
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  • In many cases, you'll find that you're coaxed into eating more within the guidelines of the Momentum program.
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  • Cline's husband brought home a demo of the track for her, and she hated it, but was coaxed into recording it after the tempo was slowed.
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  • Mrs. Thrale rallied him, soothed him, coaxed him, and if she sometimes provoked him by her flippancy, made ample amends by listening to his reproofs with angelic sweetness of temper.
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  • We'd coaxed Howie to look away from eminent mayhem, simply to preserve his own sanity.
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  • She sat and coaxed Molly to her lap.
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  • It was early in the season for the little fellows—they usually stayed outside until the cold weather coaxed them indoors.
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  • His flight path became somewhat wayward, until he was eventually coaxed back to the pavilion.
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  • Mrs Thrale rallied him, soothed him, coaxed him, and if she sometimes provoked him by her flippancy, made ample amends by listening to his reproofs with angelic sweetness of temper.
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  • Tammy's tiny fingers coaxed a cookie from the package, giggled as she handed it to Lisa.
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  • Carmen coaxed him to surrender it to her hand.
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  • Carmen, if and when I decide to get married, I'll do the asking - without being prompted, coaxed, coerced or blackmailed.
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  • Scraps from the table coaxed him out even during the daylight hours - but only when she stepped back into the house.
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  • He coaxed one melody after another from the old piano, and then finally he folded the lid down.
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  • It would be nice to see Uncle Sam's grasping dogs coaxed to bay at the wrong tree as well.
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  • It was early in the season for the little fellows—they usually stayed outside until the cold weather coaxed them indoors.
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  • He gently coaxed the whip from her hand and took a few steps away from her.
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  • The children's game broke up and Martha began to don her coat to go home but Cynthia coaxed her to stay for supper.
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  • Spirits capable of being confined in matter and made useful are in various ways sung or coaxed into the tenements prepared for them.
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  • The warmth of his muscular chest under the soft knit of his shirt, and the strength in the arms that gently coaxed her close again, tempted her to acquiesce.
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