(H) To coax, wheedle, cajole, persuade by flattery, gain by soft words, ingratiate oneself with, and the like. Alám-alámi ang idô. Be nice to the dog. Coax the dog. Ginalám-aláman níya siá, agúd magsáksi sa íya. He coaxed him to testify on his behalf. Indì siá magpaalám-álam. He is not amenable to flattery. Ipaalám-álam sa íya ang idô. Let him make friends with the dog. (see unís, utís, odót, paayónáyon).