One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she had wheedled us into employing her brother’
coax, cajole, inveigle, lure, induce, blarney, entice, charm, tempt, beguile, flatter, persuade, influence, sway, win someone over, bring someone round, prod, talk, convince, make, get, press, prevail on, get round, argue, reason, urge, pressure, pressurize, bring pressure to bear on, coerce
informal sweet-talk, soft-soap, twist someone's arm, smooth-talk, butter someone up
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