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noun as in determent

noun as in deterrence

noun as in expostulation

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Example Sentences

It is, therefore, peculiarly necessary to those not easily reached by other forms of warning and dissuasion.

This was a step which needed a vast deal of dissuasion on the part of his generals ere he relinquished his mad attempt.

He vouchsafed no explanation, and Clem, though heavy-hearted with anxiety, asked no questions and attempted no dissuasion.

Nick heard pronounced in quick, soft dissuasion and in the now familiar accents of Gabriel Nash.

Several times while I was seeking permission to go up on the structure I was treated to stories like this and to mild dissuasion.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissuasion, such as: aid, consultation, encouragement, guidance, help, and information.

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