persuasion

[ per-swey-zhuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF persuasion

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERSUASION

After some persuasion the mother consented, and in a little while the house was quiet.

No art or persuasion could make him speak; he kept his fingers on his lips.

No warning or persuasion, however, had any effect on his companions.

Miss Brewster insisted that Wentworth should light his cigar, which, after some persuasion, he did.

Be not hard to her, for she will be more easily moved by persuasion than by force.

He laid down this dogma as the necessary basis of any reform by persuasion.

All their faculties of persuasion shall be exerted in behalf of Najma.

But I still want to know where and how the true art of rhetoric and persuasion is to be acquired.

The latter use persuasion, and persuasion is either private or public.

And I am going to ask—what is this power of persuasion which is given by rhetoric, and about what?

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PERSUASION

communion

nounsacrament in church; body of believers sharing a sacrament
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