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per·sua·sive

persuasive

 
 
pronunciation:
pr sweI sihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: having the ability to cause another to do or believe something.
A few more citations of evidence will make your paper more persuasive.She made a persuasive argument for raising the drinking age.He was very persuasive, and soon she was dancing with him.There is little persuasive evidence to support the claim that the product actually works.
synonyms:
cogent, convincing
antonyms:
unconvincing
similar words:
compelling, convincing, effective, effectual, expressive, forceful, impressive, influential, strong
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derivations: persuasively (adv.), persuasiveness (n.)
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