as in to discourage
to steer (a person) from an activity or course of action tried to dissuade her from her intention to drop out of college

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“Dissuade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissuade. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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