Definition of Persuading

1. Verb. (present participle of persuade) ¹



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Definition of Persuading

1. persuade [v] - See also: persuade

Lexicographical Neighbors of Persuading

perstraction
perstractions
perstreperous
perstringe
persuadability
persuadable
persuadableness
persuade
persuaded
persuadee
persuadees
persuader
persuaders
persuades
persuadeth
persuading (current term)
persual
persuasibility
persuasible
persuasion
persuasionistas
persuasions
persuasive
persuasive communication
persuasive precedent
persuasively
persuasiveness
persuasory
persue
persued

Literary usage of Persuading

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"At first Gloucester contented himself with persuading Mortimer not to go into exile, but Gloucester soon retired to the west, where he concluded a fresh ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The way to Rams was now practically open, but the Maid had the greatest difficulty in persuading the commanders not to retire before Troyes, ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... to add also illustration to the one and enforcement to the other, sometimes persuading, sometimes terrifying ; and accordingly addressing himself to the ..."

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