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wheedle.

whee*dle

Pronunciation: \'hw[macron over e]-d[sup.[schwa]]l, 'w[macron over e]-\

verb

whee*dled

whee*dling

1 : to get (someone) to think or act a certain way by flattering : coax <"You're such a good cook, you make dinner," she wheedled.>

2 : to gain or get by coaxing or flattering <He's trying to wheedle money out of them.>

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Publication:Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
Date:Jan 1, 2009
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