suasoria

noun
sua·​so·​ria | \ swəˈsōrēə, -sȯr- \
plural suasoriae\ -​rēˌē , -​ēˌī \

Definition of suasoria

: an ancient Roman oration dealing with a problem of conscience

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History and Etymology for suasoria

Latin, from feminine of suasorius persuasive, from suasus + -orius -ory

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“Suasoria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suasoria. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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