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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of persuade.

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Examples

  • There is a society in Cerignola or somewhere, a society which persuades the various town councils -- _persuades_ them, you understand ---- "

    Old Calabria

  • ArthurA 14: 32, 11 March 2009 (EDT) "Conservativedude", your rant with your misleading name persuades no one.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • She then "persuades" Heath (in other words, beats him to a pulp) to show her the lizard and she declares her love for him.

    Mania News Feed

  • Open Source India: Microsoft "persuades" NGOs to support OOXML

    Microsoft "persuades" NGOs to support OOXML

  • Meanwhile, if the PW review persuades anyone to check out The Patriot Witch, they can still do it for free with the download at my website.

    March 2nd, 2009

  • Cost-benefit analysis persuades the right wingers that the country will get the most "bang for the buck" by setting standards at levels geared to the average healthy adult.

    Edward Flattau: Compassion

  • In addition to the political, journalistic, and economic challenges that have shaped our unwillingness to acknowledge the current and future impacts of climate change on our lives, persuades Faergeman, we may also be confounded by a certain "giddiness" as we stare into the abyss of time, both past and future.

    Wood Turner: Is It Time to Be Philosophical About Climate Change?

  • Our heroic central character, Elisa Correr, exposes a web of corruption involving fellow MEPs and senior European Commission officials, and also persuades the EU to adopt her plan of funding infrastructure projects in nearby countries as long as they are democratic.

    Eurovision wrap-up

  • So, unless someone persuades me that MX propane is significantly different than what we're used to, we'll probably be installing a Bosch propane water heater within the next few months in coastal Colima.

    Tankless propane water heater.

  • I have not imbibed in a very long time, I tell him, and fear that such a thing will give me gas, but he persuades me to come into an establishment he knows and to bend an elbow with a pint of something pale and weak while he imbibes a beverage of a more muscular variety.

    Michael Winship: Making Ends Meet in Coin-Operated Washington

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