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Definition of Dissuasively
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissuasively
Literary usage of Dissuasively
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1881)
"... really, Countess," murmured Madame Merle, dissuasively. " Go and call them to tea," she went on, to the child. "You will see if they don't like it! ..."
2. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1886)
"The theological professor, who dissuasively told the student that wished to marry his high-tempered daughter, that the grace of God could dwell where ..."
3. The Londoners by Robert Smythe Hichens (1898)
""Lady Sage grows a little wearisome, I fancy," he murmured dissuasively. "Do you think so? Oh, I love her recollections!" "I think her too historical for ..."