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The desire to persuade, to change a person’s mind, is not new, says Marcello Ienca, a bioethicist at ETH Zurich.

Raderman hadn’t dealt with a situation quite like this before, but after talking for 10 minutes she was able to persuade the caller to drive home and calm down before confronting his girlfriend.

By mid-November, according to court records, Larson persuaded the girl that they were in love, even as he admitted his age.

To persuade skeptical colleagues, he mixed healthy platelets from his own blood with blood samples of his patients and demonstrated the effect.

Facebook's message is meant to persuade users not to opt out of tracking.

He goes into some detail into what it took to persuade voters to pass marriage equality at the ballot box in four states in 2012.

When I tried to persuade him to drop the title The Short Night, I proposed calling the picture Pursuit.

Unstoppable or not, John H has seen little in his 38 years to persuade him progress is benign.

A bunch of old, white, rock titans come together with young, white, X Factor hotties to persuade Britain to heal Africa.

“My mom tried to persuade me on it and told me about the coverups on college campuses,” he explains.

What though Maurice wanted to persuade me at Paris that I had better take a britska, as more fashionable?

For God's sake write and persuade him to go to Davos at once—and picture the delights of a pretty and devoted nurse.

Some of us believe, or persuade ourselves that we believe, that miracles did happen a few thousand years ago.

It is said that the rancher visited Chicago several times following in an effort to persuade her to return.

Does the old swindler think to persuade me that C. F. Garman is in want of cash?

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On this page you'll find 130 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persuade, such as: advise, assure, cajole, coax, enlist, and entice.

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