Coax: v. to persuade slowly to do a subset(s) with gentle pleading and/or kind words and/or flattery
Reluctant offspring or adults will sometimes not do something without some or much coaxing. Persuading offspring slowly with gentle pleading, kind words, and flattery will sometimes work and with gullible adults flattery and gentle pleading are frequently the most effective tools of coaxing if you do not use logic and reason to persuade slowly.
Flattery is not a good habit to use on offspring or adults because it is excessive unearned praise and offspring will learn to become flatterers as adults and will not be thought of highly by honest and sincere humans.
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