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Cozen vs. Coax

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Cozenverb

(intransitive) To become cozy; (by extension) to become acquainted, comfortable, or familiar with.

Coaxverb

(obsolete) To fondle, kid, pet, tease.

Cozenverb

(archaic) To cheat; to defraud; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way.

Coaxverb

To wheedle, persuade (a person, organisation, animal etc.) gradually or by use of flattery to do something.

‘He coaxed the horse gently into the trailer.’;

Cozenverb

To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way.

‘He had cozened the world by fine phrases.’; ‘Children may be cozened into a knowledge of the letters.’; ‘Goring loved no man so well but that he would cozen him,and expose him to public mirth for having been cozened.’;

Coaxverb

To carefully manipulate into a particular desired state, situation or position.

‘They coaxed the rope through the pipe.’;

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Cozenverb

To deceive; to cheat; to act deceitfully.

‘Some cogging, cozening slave.’;

Coaxnoun

(obsolete) A simpleton; a dupe.

Cozenverb

be false to; be dishonest with

Coaxnoun

form of Shortened form|coaxial cable

Cozenverb

act with artful deceit

Coaxverb

To persuade by gentle, insinuating courtesy, flattering, or fondling; to wheedle; to soothe.

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Cozenverb

cheat or trick;

‘He cozened the money out of the old man’;

Coaxnoun

A simpleton; a dupe.

Coaxnoun

a transmission line for high-frequency signals

Coaxverb

influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering;

‘He palavered her into going along’;

Coaxverb

gently and persistently persuade (someone) to do something

‘the trainees were coaxed into doing boring work’; ‘he was coaxing me to walk a bit further’; ‘‘Come on now,’ I coaxed’;

Coaxverb

obtain something from (someone) by gentle and persistent persuasion

‘we coaxed our fare money out of my father’; ‘coaxing more speed from the car’;

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Coaxverb

arrange (something) carefully into a particular shape or position

‘her lovely hair had been coaxed into ringlets’;

Coaxnoun

coaxial cable.

Coaxadjective

coaxial

‘coax connectors’;

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