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persuasive

per·sua·sive

persuasive

 
pronunciation:
pr sweI sihv
part of speech: adjective
definition: having the ability to cause another to do or believe something.
She made a persuasive argument for raising the drinking age.He was very persuasive, and soon she was dancing with him.
synonyms:
cogent, convincing
antonyms:
unconvincing
similar words:
compelling, convincing, effective, effectual, expressive, forceful, impressive, influential, strong
derivations: persuasively (adv.), persuasiveness (n.)