Examples of suasion in a Sentence
a defense lawyer uses not only legal arguments but also moral suasion to appeal to a jury's sense of right and wrong
Recent Examples of suasion from the Web
Recent revelations around the improper acquisition of millions of Facebook users’ data for the purposes of political suasion do not inspire much confidence in the social network’s ability to protect people’s personal information.
This assumes that there is a finite pool of military power and economic influence and diplomatic suasion, and therefore the material or soft-power gains of one of these three powers is made at the expense of one or two of the others.
For all its powers of lawmaking, war making, budget drafting and diplomacy, the presidency also embodies the power of moral suasion.
The rapid initial response has often been held up as an example of how voluntary targets and moral suasion can be effective.
All SCOTUS has is moral suasion and institutional tradition, and we've all seen how far those go with this crowd.
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