overpersuade

verb
over·​per·​suade | \ ˌō-vər-pər-ˈswād How to pronounce overpersuade (audio) \
overpersuaded; overpersuading; overpersuades

Definition of overpersuade

transitive verb

: to persuade to act contrary to one's conviction or preference

Other Words from overpersuade

overpersuasion \ ˌō-​vər-​pər-​ˈswā-​zhən How to pronounce overpersuade (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of overpersuade

1639, in the meaning defined above

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“Overpersuade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overpersuade. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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