Thesaurus / dissuaded

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Precautions were taken in wire that would have dissuaded a grasshopper from venturing on it.

A Voyage of ConsolationSara Jeannette Duncan

He would have to see her, however much Maisie dissuaded; it was right that she should know about her husband.

Cobham meanwhile thought of going abroad; but Cecil dissuaded him.

Sir Walter RaleghWilliam Stebbing

Yet he was not dissuaded, just kept on attempting to satiate his lust for the rancher's life.

It was with much difficulty that Lafitte dissuaded the multitude from this intent, and led the officers in safety to his dwelling.

He ordered him some lotion to wash with, and dissuaded him from the use of medicine.

I said at the time that you were too young and would have dissuaded him.

The Black DouglasS. R. Crockett

Not to be dissuaded, Pontiac crossed the river in the uniform of a French officer, which had been given him by Montcalm.

By persistent, almost despairing pantomime, Kate dissuaded her from this.

Laramie Holds the RangeFrank H. Spearman

But he that doth more good than hurt, must so be dissuaded from the hurt as not to be disabled from the good.

A Christian DirectoryBaxter Richard

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