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How to Pronounce wheedling?

Correct pronunciation for the word "wheedling" is [wˈiːdlɪŋ], [wˈiːdlɪŋ], [w_ˈiː_d_l_ɪ_ŋ].

What are the misspellings for wheedling?

"Wheedling" in context

Wheedling is a form of persuasion where someone uses a mixture of coaxing and cajoling to get someone to do something they may not want to do. It often employs persuasive language, flattery, and emotional manipulation in an effort to overcome a person's natural inclination to resist. Wheedling can be a very effective tool of persuasion, as it works both on an emotional and a psychological level. However, it can also be seen as manipulative and insincere and lead to resentment.

When wheedling, it's important to be clear and transparent about your intentions.

Usage over time for wheedling:

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

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