flattery designed to gain favor
pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade;
"a coaxing and obsequious voice"
"her manner is quiet and ingratiatory and a little too agreeable"
- The boy's father coaxed him out of the bad habit.
- I think I can coax Father into increasing my pocket money.
- I had to coax the information out of him.
- coax 哄