GRE Word List


to influence or entice by soft words or flattery

The meaning of the word wheedle is to influence or entice by soft words or flattery.

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palimpsestwriting material (such as a parchment or tablet) used one or more times after earlier writing has been erased
cozento deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and wheedling or shrewd trickery
winnowto remove (something, such as chaff) by a current of air
contusioninjury to tissue usually without laceration : bruise
desultorymarked by lack of definite plan, regularity, or purpose
despoilto strip of belongings, possessions, or value : pillage
underscoreto draw a line under : underline
trinketa small ornament (such as a jewel or ring)
courtthe residence or establishment of a sovereign or similar dignitary