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persuasion

per·sua·sion

persuasion

 
pronunciation:
pr sweI zhn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of persuading.
synonyms:
inducement, suasion
similar words:
encouragement, enlistment, enticement
definition 2: ability to convince; persuasive force.
similar words:
clout, force, influence, magnetism, pull, salesmanship, say
definition 3: a system of belief, esp. religious or political.
He is of the liberal persuasion.
similar words:
belief, camp, creed, faith, order, party, religion, school, side