coaxing coaxing  /ˈkoʊk sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flattery designed to gain favor
  2. (adj) pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade

News

  1. Galleries: Sculptures, paintings, and installation

    Over the last decade, Susan Hagen has been coaxing contemporary art from one of the world's oldest art practices - carving small, wood sculptures of living people of all ages, from almost every walk of life.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Mike & Judy Catlin named Baxter County Farm Family 2013

    Mike and Judy Catlin, owners of Mountain Home Berry Farm, have been coaxing reluctant berry and vegetable crops from the dirt of the Ozarks since 2003.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Baxter Bulletin

  3. Belle Ghoul’s ‘Saturday Knife Fight’ EP

    Belle Ghoul – Saturday Knife Fight EP   Elephant Records Info Our singer slides in with a too-cool croon as mellifluous as some late-night DJ on buzzy AM radio. There’s this hand-clappable beat coaxing you to shake and twist your way out of the diner and slide down the banister to that wavy bass groove as rich in character as any low humming baritone member of a doo-wop quartet. These cascading ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit Metro Times

Quotes

  1. "I thought Tiki and Eli were pretty good friends," Toomer said. "It's kind of strange to have him say something like that and to make a point of it like that. Maybe he had somebody else in his ear kind of coaxing him into saying stuff,...
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Amani Toomer Source: Forbes

  2. "To be able to take a good swing on a ball and put the ball in the seats is big for us," manager Ned Yost said. "It changed the whole flow of the game. We have two outs, and end up coaxing two walks and Wilson puts a ball in the stands...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Ned Yost Source: Carthage Press

  3. Senior Bachchan immediately posted on his twitter account, "At Dinner with Aamir:.Coaxing him to come on Twitter. Success comes to those that dare and act! Convinced the inconvincible Aamir."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Total Filmy

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