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  1. wheedle

    • IPA[ˈ(h)wēd(ə)l]

    美式

    • v.
      use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something;coax or persuade (someone) to say or give something.
    • verb: wheedle, 3rd person present: wheedles, gerund or present participle: wheedling, past tense: wheedled, past participle: wheedled

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something she wheedled her way on to the guest list she had wheedled us into employing her brother
    • coax or persuade (someone) to say or give something.
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    • IPA[ˈwiːdl]

    英式

    • v.
      use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something: she wheedled her way on to the guest list she had wheedled us into employing her brother

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