HyperDic: wheedling

English > 1 sense of the word wheedling:
NOUNactwheedling, blandishmentthe act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
English > wheedling: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of urging by means of teasing or flattery.
Synonymblandishment
Narroweringratiation, insinuationThe act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments
Broaderenticement, temptationThe act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
Spanishcarantoñas, gitanería, halagos, lisonjas, zalamería
Catalanafalacs, carantoines, falagueries, llagot, magarrufa, manyagueria
Verbswheedleinfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

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