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synonyms for persuasive

  • alluring
  • cogent
  • compelling
  • conclusive
  • convincing
  • credible
  • eloquent
  • energetic
  • forceful
  • impressive
  • inspiring
  • logical
  • plausible
  • potent
  • powerful
  • valid
  • actuating
  • convictive
  • effectual
  • efficacious
  • efficient
  • enticing
  • forcible
  • impelling
  • inducing
  • inveigling
  • luring
  • moving
  • pointed
  • seductive
  • slick
  • smooth
  • sound
  • stimulating
  • stringent
  • strong
  • swaying
  • telling
  • touching
  • unctuous
  • weighty
  • wheedling
  • winning
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antonyms for persuasive

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  • implausible
  • impotent
  • improbable
  • incapable
  • incredible
  • ineffective
  • invalid
  • unbelievable
  • unlikely
  • unreasonable
  • weak
  • dampening
  • discouraging
  • disheartening
  • ineffectual
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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.
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Importantly, this was because it had not been able to provide “exceedingly persuasive justification” for making distinctions on the basis of sex.
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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.
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The second is offering additional information, conveying a secondary message that is persuasive.
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These committees within the various colonies became very active and persuasive.
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There was a persuasive smile on his lips and in his keen eyes which the monk, almost unconsciously, obeyed.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It is then that human speech, losing in a measure its terrestrial nature, becomes persuasive and convincing.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
His persuasive powers of appeal, and his straight, direct way of argument, commended him to his comrades.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
A better weapon than his waspish tongue was Parpon's voice, for it, before all, was persuasive.
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