I would like some help with a word which means convince but which indicates that it takes quite a lot of gentle effort to achieve the desired result.
My name is Gopal and I love Aarthi. She loves Raghav.
Ever since Raghav lost his job, Aarthi hadn't met me too often as she wanted to be with him. Finally, on her weekly holiday I ____ her to meet up
Which of the following words fits best for the above blank with that meaning? Here are the dictionary definitions for the words that I have found.
Cajole = persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or flattery.
Persuade = cause (someone) to believe something, esp. after a sustained effort; convince.
Coax = persuade (someone) gradually or by flattery to do something.
Wheedle = employ endearments or flattery to persuade someone to do something or give one something.
Palaver = prolonged and idle discussion.
Blarney = talk that aims to charm, pleasantly flatter, or persuade.
Sweet-talk = insincerely praise (someone) in order to persuade them to do something.
Inveigle =persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery.