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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To change another's belief or course of action by arguing or reasoning.

Usage examples (39)
  • One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears -- by listening to them.
  • You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!
  • He liked seemed taken aback at that; but he would fain persuade me 'at the rector was only in jest; and when that wouldn't do, he says,
  • But the only power Bandow has is the power to persuade, which is in no way enhanced by such antics. for more
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