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Jun
26
2014

induce

ihn dus

transitive verb
definition 1:  to persuade or influence, as to a course of action.
example:  There is nothing that could induce me to accept your offer.

definition 2:  to cause or stimulate.
example:  They found that the drug induces hallucinations.
example:  A primary aim of enemy propaganda is to induce fear.

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