present tense third-person singular of dissuade
as in discourages
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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“Dissuades.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissuades. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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