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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of advising, urging, or attempting to persuade.

Usage examples (37)
  • The moral suasion provided by the example of his life convinced me to change my ways.
  • "Is that moral suasion?" asked Rosemary doubtfully.
  • So, yes, obviously I would exercise our suasion over them.
  • In that home there was no moral instruction, no moral suasion. for more
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