If chemists have identified substances that have fallen in Europe as sand from African deserts, swept up in African whirlwinds, that's assuasive to all the irritations that occur to those cloistered minds that must repose in the concept of a snug, isolated, little world, free from contact with cosmic wickednesses, safe from stellar guile, undisturbed by inter-planetary prowlings and invasions. From Wordnik.com. [The Book of the Damned] Reference
Perhaps, 'said Bounderby, staring with all his might at his so quiet and assuasive father-in-law,' you know where your daughter is at the present time! '. From Wordnik.com. [Hard Times]
In his new position John is apt "to go in shaller cracks all over," unless his feminine trainer has been judicious in the use of lubricants -- assuasive and dissuasive. From Wordnik.com. [The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)] Reference
Wounds were to be healed which required the assuasive hand of time, which were destined to rankle even in the bosoms of another generation, and the painful memory of which is keenly treasured even now. From Wordnik.com. [The Life of Francis Marion]
LOS ANGELES - On any given night of the week, the resonant and assuasive voice of syndicated radio personality Art Laboe can be heard graciously acknowledging the love, memories and heartbreak of his devoted listeners on FM station HOT 92.3. From Wordnik.com. [Long Beach Press Telegram Most Viewed] Reference
The medicine, whatever it might be, had the merit, rare in doctor's stuff, of being pleasant to take, assuasive of thirst, and imbued with a hardly perceptible fragrance, that was so ethereal that it also seemed to enter into his dream and modify it. From Wordnik.com. [Doctor Grimshawe's Secret — a Romance] Reference
For in what consists our sympathy with the miseries or with the joys of our fellow creatures, but in an involuntary excitation of ideas in some measure similar or imitative of those which we believe to exist in the minds of the persons whom we commiserate or congratulate! p. O'er the thrill'd frame his words assuasive steal. From Wordnik.com. [Canto III] Reference
Perhaps,’ said Bounderby, staring with all his might at his so quiet and assuasive father – in – law, ‘you know where your daughter is at the present time!’. From Wordnik.com. [Hard Times] Reference
"O'er the thrill'd frame his words assuasive steal. From Wordnik.com. [The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society A Poem, with Philosophical Notes] Reference
With soft assuasive eloquence address'd. From Wordnik.com. [The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society A Poem, with Philosophical Notes] Reference
Music her soft, assuasive voice applies. From Wordnik.com. [Music and Some Highly Musical People] Reference
Music her soft, assuasive voice applies. From Wordnik.com. [The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1] Reference
With smiles assuasive LOVE DIVINE invites. From Wordnik.com. [The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation] Reference
Affection's meek, assuasive tongue. From Wordnik.com. [Poems] Reference
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