Coaxing in a sentence

Definition of Coaxing

present participle of coax | The act of one who coaxes.

How to use Coaxing in a Sentence?

  • She went and stilled it by laying her face against the cage and murmuring a coaxing sound.
  • Now he was indeed willing to run without any more coaxing than the bitter air upon his wet skin.
  • He felt much older than his fifty years and needed much coaxing and encouraging to work.
  • She tore off the soiled turban to rub her head, for the better coaxing of her ingenuity.
  • I tried what coaxing would do, and her father tried threatening; but all was in vain.
  • By dint of mingled coaxing and physical force Butterfly was backed between the shafts.
  • The maid had a sweet smile; her voice fell into a cheerful coaxing tone, which had its effect.
  • Anyhow, she ran up to her father in a coaxing way, and came back to place a bank note in my hand.
  • He went back to his cash-book with the intention of coaxing his way into the evening's game.
  • It was in setting fire to the store and coaxing it into a blaze, for the blessed wood refused to burn.
  • He played at soldiers himself, too, coaxing the less warlike children of the neighborhood to join him.
  • While their young friends were coaxing the audience into good humor, the former had found a ladder, of which there were several about the place.
  • But just as he reached the side of the parent, that thoughtful tutor took another short flight, calling and coaxing as before.
  • However, at last, after much coaxing and taking many circuits round him, be prevailed with him to surrender himself.
  • In the shelter of a boulder, a lad crouched over a fire, coaxing it with bits of paper and handfuls of dry leaves.
  • The sun was out again when they had finished lunch, coaxing autumn on into November at the peril of frosted toes.
  • By dint of leading and coaxing he was made to understand that his part of the act was to canter around the ring with Mlle.
  • The treacherous lowland winter, with its coaxing suns followed by roaring desolation, is for blooms bred in a different tradition.
  • Dicksie with coaxing and pulling got him into the kitchen, and Puss tumbled over herself to set out coffee and rolls.
  • By ceasing to urge performers, the company will be freed from much of that repeated, coy refusal that only needs sufficient coaxing to comply.
  • No amount of coaxing could induce her to reveal her thought, and the remainder of the drive to Andover was made in silence.
  • He felt her heart knocking like a drum, pressed her closer, drew her in and kissed her, with a coaxing word or two.
  • Then, by careful work, and much coaxing with the sharp point of the knife, dislocate the spinal column just where the neck joins the body.
  • So now, after coaxing up the fire, I will proceed to tell you a little bit of pleasant family history.
  • Casting rocks toward moon's glare lapidations laughing back, the treacle of warm night coaxing fire's glowing might.
  • The action was so coaxing and affectionate, that Daisy stood still, silent, with his arms round her.

Short Example Sentence for Coaxing

  • No coaxing could quiet him.
  • His voice was coaxing and pleading.
  • She had pretty ways, coaxing and appealing ways.
  • He always calls me Ba at coaxing times.
  • In fact, Pen has been very coaxing about the pony.
  • I will not tell you Nay, You have such a coaxing way!
  • A coaxing hussy! PYTH.
  • The smallest coaxing would bring him out; but coaxing he was not to have.
  • She put her horse closer to his, and laid a coaxing hand on his arm.
  • It was like a child, frightened into slyness, coaxing its mother.
  • I don't intend to do much coaxing with Max either.
  • All this time Harry was coaxing the baby to imbibe spoonfuls of the hot milk.
  • Gravesend needed no coaxing to go to "The Kernel's" class.
  • Thee's always for coaxing the transgressors out of the broad road.

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