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Making this type of fake persuasive was the task of Ryan Laney, a visual effects artist who worked on the 2020 HBO documentary Welcome to Chechnya.

Importantly, this was because it had not been able to provide “exceedingly persuasive justification” for making distinctions on the basis of sex.

It is political speech, at times persuasive, at times not, that is made all the more common by weak democratic institutions.

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You can hear how both pulled all the stops to try and be persuasive using everything from homemade cupcakes to bottles of vodka.

The second is offering additional information, conveying a secondary message that is persuasive.

The economic argument for the royals might be persuasive: They bring tourism to Britain.

The argument is boilerplate Al Qaeda, but many people in developing countries, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, find it persuasive.

As it does, the sinister interpretations of what happened in the cockpit of the Boeing 777 become less persuasive.

Malaysian leaders have turned the airmen into scapegoats without a single persuasive fact.

Some studies even suggest that low mood can improve skill in persuasive argument and sharpen memory.

These committees within the various colonies became very active and persuasive.

There was a persuasive smile on his lips and in his keen eyes which the monk, almost unconsciously, obeyed.

It is then that human speech, losing in a measure its terrestrial nature, becomes persuasive and convincing.

His persuasive powers of appeal, and his straight, direct way of argument, commended him to his comrades.

A better weapon than his waspish tongue was Parpon's voice, for it, before all, was persuasive.


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On this page you'll find 94 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persuasive, such as: alluring, cogent, compelling, conclusive, convincing, and credible.

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