cajoling


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Diplomatic cajoling and polite debate are important to the process, but they rarely work alone to push big institutions, whether governmental, corporate, academic or spiritual, to get the lead out--at least not without a lot of noisy clamoring outside the gates.
And its most important contribution has been on the oil side, cajoling OPEC into accepting lower prices immediately after September 11th.
Hours are spent on the phone for fund-raising -- cajoling friends, obtaining new lists, making sure everything is on schedule.
With Washington alternately threatening and cajoling, many of the nations of Latin America over the past decade have made large strides in reforming their economies and political institutions.
Logline: Kyra Sedgwick stars as Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson, an acerbic, unkempt, junk-food-munching Atlantan who riles virtually the entire LAPD by heading up the Priority Murder Squad with her brusque sense of authority, her by-the-book attitude and her casual brilliance at cajoling confessions from suspects.
cajoling, Bergling never attempts to direct readers' thinking or offer firm conclusions about age and ageism.
GRAHAM LEE deserved all the plaudits after cajoling The Manse Brae to success in the novice hurdle, taking the popular northern jockey to the 58-winner mark this term, comfortably clear of his previous best of 28.