ca·jole / kəˈjōl/ • v. [tr.] (often cajole someone into doing something) persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or flattery: he hoped to cajole her into selling the house | [intr.] she pleaded and cajoled as she tried to win his support. DERIVATIVES: ca·jole·ment n. ca·jol·er·y n.
So cajolery XVII.