The correct answer is coax.
D. be nimble
The correct answer is (C) To coax; to persuade or soothe by promise or with flattery, deceit, etc.; to coax; to wheedle; to attempt to win over by playing on the sympathies of.
Cajole comes from French cajoler (to cajole), Latin careola
Examples of use:
- He cajoled the donor into increasing his contribution.
- They tried to cajole him to leave without creating an incident.