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Some have noted that the movie never persuades us that Christians are under attack in modern America.

So what drives Ali and his small team at el-Masdr and persuades them to court danger?

The Khedive of Egypt persuades himself that the success of the equilateral will silence his local political rivals.

It is reasoning, as well, that persuades us that the innocent human beings created through rape deserve protection.

The CIA picks him up, spirits him away to an ex-Soviet gulag, and persuades him to help them save the human race.

He changed his tone, knelt down before the bed, with that cheerful tenderness when one persuades children to be reasonable.

The father goes away, Edgar enters and Edmund persuades him that his father for some reason desires to kill him.

Gloucester is walking along on level land but Edgar persuades him that they are with difficulty ascending a steep hill.

He settles in a distant town and persuades one of the wealthy men to give him his daughter in marriage.

She now ceases to speak ill of people, and persuades others to cease from all detractions, so that absent people are safe.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persuades, such as: satisfy, urge, prompt, incline, get, and cajole.

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