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On the islands, the toads may have become smaller since there are fewer hungry predators to dissuade, Buehler says.

Over time, some websites added this attribute to other parts of their content, if not their entire website to dissuade marketers from trying to get links on their websites for SEO purposes only.

FBI officials managed to dissuade people in several places from their suspected plans, a senior FBI official said — but there was not enough evidence to issue arrest warrants.

Allergic reactions to coronavirus vaccinations remain rare and should not dissuade Americans from being vaccinated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.

When potential customers will look for your website, they will most probably first meet a warning page that will dissuade them from visiting your site.

The point of publishing all the scary stats is not to dissuade people from being professional musicians.

This information can hopefully help dissuade other Muslims from joining or financially supporting ISIS.

The argument also went that the lack of publicity would dissuade would-be hostage-takers from bothering to grab reporters.

Those excuses would do little to dissuade those enforcing the statute, if the U.S. had concrete proof of the suspected killings.

Solmaz says she has never seen police try to round up or dissuade the dealers who work around Khaneye Honarmanan.

He tried to dissuade her from it, those aeronautic expeditions not being free from danger.

He used his influence to prevent any attack on the ducalists and dissuade the Livornese from secession.

The infant seeks to grasp the burning lamp;—the parent endeavors to dissuade him from it.

Later, however, she became resigned and did not try to dissuade her husband from accompanying the fallen Emperor.

I attempted earnestly to dissuade them from this, but they wept pitifully and implored me to let them come.

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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissuade, such as: deter, discourage, divert, faze, prevent, and thwart.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.