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persuade

verb

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to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest request
  • she persuaded us that she can indeed communicate with the dead
  • he persuaded his teachers to grant an extension

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The first known use of persuade was in the 15th century

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“Persuade.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/persuade. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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