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persuades

verb
present tense third-person singular of persuade

Synonyms & Antonyms of persuades

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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“Persuades.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/persuades. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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