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definition: having the ability to cause another to do or believe something.
example: A few more citations of evidence will make your paper more persuasive.
example: She made a persuasive argument for raising the drinking age.
example: He was very persuasive, and soon she was dancing with him.
example: There is little persuasive evidence to support the claim that the product actually works.
definition 1: to grow or accumulate over time.
example: As interest accrues in your savings account, your total amount of money will increase.
example: Our knowledge of the past accrues with the work of historians.
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definition 1: easily understood, recognized, or seen; apparent.
example: It was obvious from his manner that he was uncomfortable and embarrassed.
example: I thought the answer was quite obvious, but many students were puzzled.
example: You’ll recognize the library when you see it; it’s quite obvious when you walk down that block.
definition 2: having no subtlety; transparent.
example: Her jokes were too obvious to be funny.
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definition 1: the actions and reactions of a group, person, animal, or thing, either characteristically or under specific circumstances.
example: The experiment looks at certain aspects of human behavior.
example: What is the behavior of carbon molecules when subjected to heat?
definition 2: the way in which one acts or conducts oneself.
example: Your child’s behavior will have to improve or he will be asked to leave.
example: His behavior at the party was embarrassing to his friends.
definition: becoming different; shifting; varying.
example: We do our best to keep up with changing technology.
example: We watched the changing colors of the sky at sunset.
example: As an old man now, he finds life in this rapidly changing world somewhat frustrating.