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You get the sense that this is less of a battle over science and more about winning over public opinion.

Why stealing hearts on TV may not translate to winning over voters in his deeply conservative home district.

Sadly, it wasn't until she sang "Something Good" that Underwood's tireless guile finally succeeded in winning over the audience.

Winning over hearts and minds was far more important that winning fire fights.

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is already winning over Iowans more than two years before the caucuses.

On returning to Paris his time was fully occupied in winning over the artillery to Bonaparte.

His first step was to secure allies by winning over the neighboring tribes.

There was still a chance that the vote might be delayed, in which case she might yet succeed in winning over some of the senators.

Vassily was a perfect master of the art of winning over, in the shortest time, any one however shy or prejudiced against him.

I'll not tell you more about it yet, except that he is an Englishman, and we had almost despaired of winning over my parents.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to winning over, such as: seduction, alignment, blandishment, brainwashing, cajolery, and cogency.

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