Examples of persuasive in a Sentence
We weren't shown any persuasive evidence that he had committed the crime.
a persuasive argument for increasing funding of the city's library system
Recent Examples of persuasive from the Web
But a group of aerospace engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia has made a persuasive pitch for an unexpected third option: Venus.
One possibility is the relative effectiveness of the training that an applicant receives in how to write a persuasive proposal.
However, his testimony this month against Blakney and Bouknight proved to be less than persuasive for the juries.
There may be a persuasive argument against violating fundamental liberal norms, even in such circumstances.
For all his star status, musical insight, and persuasive power over the orchestra, Thomas may have been eclipsed by the night's guest soloist, pianist Daniil Trifonov.
But finally, in his 15th month, President Donald Trump is showing genuine signs of harnessing the persuasive powers of saying nothing at times, of listening, more importantly of being seen to listen.
But behind closed doors, this former lawyer and judge was a powerful and persuasive deal-maker.
SHOP DSTLD Image WASHINGTON — For more than three decades, Senator John McCain, who was brutally tortured as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, has been a powerful and persuasive voice in Congress on matters of interrogation and the conduct of war.
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: able to cause people to do or believe something : able to persuade people
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