| source : web1913 | Cajole \Ca*jole"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cajoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cajoling}.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter like a bird in a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter, from the source of OF. goale, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, dim. of cage a cage. See {Cage}, {Jail}.] To deceive with flattery or fair words; to wheedle. I am not about to cajole or flatter you into a reception of my views. --F. W. Robertson. Syn: To flatter; wheedle; delude; coax; entrap. | source : wn | cajole v : influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along" [syn: {wheedle}, {palaver}, {blarney}, {coax}, {sweet-talk}, {inveigle}] | source : foldoc | CAJOLE <language> (Chris And John's Own LanguagE) A {dataflow} language developed by Chris Hankin <clh@doc.ic.ac.uk> and John Sharp at {Westfield College}. ["The Data Flow Programming Language CAJOLE: An Informal Introduction", C.L. Hankin et al, SIGPLAN Notices 16(7):35-44 (Jul 1981)]. (1994-11-08)