dissuading 1 of 2


2 of 2


present participle of dissuade
as in discouraging
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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“Dissuading.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissuading. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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