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How to Pronounce coaxing?

Correct pronunciation for the word "coaxing" is [kˈə͡ʊksɪŋ], [kˈə‍ʊksɪŋ], [k_ˈəʊ_k_s_ɪ_ŋ].

"Coaxing" in context

Coaxing is an art of persuasion, usually through appealing to emotion for a desired response. By carefully forming well-worded sentences, an individual can use coaxing to convince or encourage another to do something. This type of persuasion is often most successful when it appeals to a person's intrinsic motives, such as the desire to be helpful or to prove themselves capable. Common uses of coaxing are seen in situations such as negotiations, parenting, salesmanship, and even in one's everyday conversations.

Usage over time for coaxing:

This graph shows how "coaxing" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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