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  • adj. Tending to persuade; persuasive

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to persuade; suasive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to persuade; persuasive.


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  • What a suasory example it is for those, who through some freak of fortune, being enabled to shake off the dust of honest toil and industry, are very ready to look downward with contempt upon the rank they have just left.

    Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense

  • In matters less material Madame d'Alberg took as director the great authority of Shakspeare, and none can tell how many countless times she justified herself by repeating in the most suasory tone this little extract from Hamlet:

    Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense

  • It implies a confusion of ideas, confounding physical power which is almighty, and moral power, which is suasory and resistible.

    The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election

  • "awfully nice" club, "you know!" or they are very well represented in the business books of certain well known tailoring establishments; and if none of these are sufficient, the Court register has a voice now and then whose suasory accents could convince anyone.

    Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense


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