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His problem is that of inducing a vital and personal experiencing.

She had great difficulty too in inducing Mary to leave her alone to herself.

And yet I anticipate some little trouble in inducing him to accept of my services.

But this time I had a difficulty in inducing the King to adopt the precaution.

And yet here was Mr. Singleton inducing her father to overlook her fault.

But this time I had a difficulty in inducing the king to adopt the precaution.

And whether there were no means of inducing him to cease to be a Misanthrope?

I suppose you would find some way of inducing Stella to stay—if you were not too busy?

So this was the story by which they were inducing her to trust herself in their hands.

I see; we are to aim at inducing a violent rash that all the world may stare at.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to lead by persuasions or other influences," from Latin inducere "lead into, bring in, introduce, conduct, persuade," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Meaning "to bring about," of concrete situations, etc., is from early 15c.; sense of "to infer by reasoning" is from 1560s. Electro-magnetic sense first recorded 1777. Related: Induced; inducing.

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