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synonyms for dissuaded

  • deter
  • discourage
  • divert
  • faze
  • prevent
  • thwart
  • warn
  • counsel
  • deprecate
  • derail
  • disincline
  • exhort
  • expostulate
  • hinder
  • prick
  • remonstrate
  • advise against
  • caution against
  • chicken out
  • cry out against
  • disadvise
  • lean on
  • persuade not to
  • put off
  • throw a wet blanket on
  • throw cold water on
  • throw off
  • turn off
  • urge not to
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antonyms for dissuaded

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  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • help
  • incite
  • persuade
  • talk into
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How to use dissuaded in a sentence

General Augusti was personally inclined to capitulate, but was dissuaded from doing so by his officers.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Valence seems to have been ready to accept Bruce's challenge, but to have been dissuaded by his Scots friends.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Kashkin was one of the friends who dissuaded Tchaikovsky from composing Mandragora.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
The mediocrities allow themselves to be dissuaded by the specious obstacles—the great ones never.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
It was only after some difficulty that he was dissuaded from the attempt.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
Most of his English counsellors dissuaded him from accepting conditions so disadvantageous and dishonorable.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
When I told Andrea, he insisted on coming with me, and although I painted the danger in lively colours he would not be dissuaded.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Such was the blended truth, irony, and wit with which Héloïse dissuaded Abélard from open marriage.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
She was more than the guardian of his interests; she was his faithful friend, who dissuaded him from follies.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
Even the old hunters who were familiar with the ground dissuaded him and predicted the failure of his enterprise.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
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