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dissuade

dissuade

dissuade Sentence Examples

  • She said nothing to dissuade him.

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  • I don't think removing my GPS tracking will dissuade him for long.

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  • But, I thought, if you would come out and talk to him, see if you can dissuade him, it might help.

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  • Very striking, in view of future events, are the words 3 in which he gives him counsel as to his dealing with judges: " By no means be you persuaded to interpose yourself by word or letter in any cause depending, or like to be depending, in any court of justice, nor suffer any man to do it where you can hinder it; and by all means dissuade the king himself from it, upon the importunity of any, either for their friends or themselves.

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  • Philip Francis, to whom he had shown the proof-sheets, had tried to dissuade Burke from publishing his performance.

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  • But to Fred's mind, Cleary was Byrne, and nothing could dissuade him.

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  • in 1685 he forced the duke of Monmouth to leave Holland, and sought to dissuade him from his ill-starred expedition to England.

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  • In 285 he was one of the ambassadors sent to the Tarentines to dissuade them from making war on the Romans.

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  • The Macdonalds of Clanranald and Kinloch Moidart, along with other chieftains, again attempted to dissuade him from the rashness of an unaided rising, but they yielded at last to the enthusiasm and charm of his manner, and Charles landed on Scottish soil in the company of the "Seven Men of Moidart" who had come with him from France.

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  • He tried to dissuade Pyrrhus from invading Italy, and after the defeat of the Romans at Heraclea (280 B.C.) was sent to Rome to discuss terms of peace.

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  • In 1856 the people voted for statehood; and in June 1857 they elected members of a constitutional convention which drafted a constitution at Salem in August and September 1857; the constitution was ratified by popular vote in November 1 For many years it was generally believed that the administration at Washington was prevented from surrendering its claims to Oregon, in return for the grant by Great Britain of fishing stations in Newfoundland, by Marcus Whitman, who in1842-1843made a journey across the entire continent in the depth of winter to dissuade the government from this purpose.

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  • When Princess Mary heard from Nicholas that her brother was with the Rostovs at Yaroslavl she at once prepared to go there, in spite of her aunt's efforts to dissuade her--and not merely to go herself but to take her nephew with her.

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  • When Maximus usurped the supreme power in Gaul, and was meditating a descent upon Italy, Valentinian sent Ambrose to dissuade him from the undertaking, and the embassy was successful.

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  • During the reign of Peisistratus he is said to have visited Athens, on which occasion he related the fable of The Frogs asking for a King, to dissuade the citizens from attempting to exchange Peisistratus for another ruler.

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  • He was a member of the commission for ecclesiastical causes, and although afterwards he claimed that he had used all his influence to dissuade James from removing the tests, and in other ways illegally favouring the Roman Catholics, he signed the warrant for the committal of the seven bishops, and appeared as a witness against them.

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  • In rip he was sent to Rome by the archbishop with instructions to dissuade the Curia from sanctioning the coronation of Stephen's eldest son Eustace.

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  • His strong opposition to "dissenting churches" was nowhere so clearly shown as in a pamphlet published in 1816 to dissuade all Episcopalians from joining the American Bible Society, which he thought the Protestant Episcopal Church had not the numerical or the financial strength to control.

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  • When Aristagoras held a council of the leading Ionians at Miletus, to organize a revolt against the Persian rule, Hecataeus in vain tried to dissuade his countrymen from the undertaking (Herodotus v.

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  • He used every endeavor possible to dissuade them from entering.

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  • dissuade anyone from attempting to exploit multimedia for educational purposes.

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  • dissuade people from going in to the Greek evening dinner.

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  • dissuade more able students from adopting their own writing style.

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  • dissuade members of the public from donating money to the registered charity Tsunami appeals.

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  • dissuade young children from taking up the habit.

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  • dissuade climbing or sitting on cabinet.

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  • That could easily dissuade an otherwise prospective customer or two: £ 5,000.

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  • I had to have them, so Simmons said he would go back & get them, & I did n't dissuade him.

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  • Excessive requests for detail at an early stage may well dissuade an ATS from starting up within the EU.

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  • Mental health campaigners fear this may dissuade people with mental health problems from seeking help.

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  • Raise tax on hand-rolling tobacco to dissuade smokers from switching from manufactured cigarettes to roll-your-own.

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  • Although there is much to recommend this book, some chapters can be rather turgid, and the high price may well dissuade many.

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  • urged the British government to seek to dissuade the United States from military action.

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  • warblewarbling birds dissuade to meet The idyll of fields created by a farmer.

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  • All attempts to dissuade him from this resolution failed before his tenacious will.

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  • Fearing a new attack, General Gene withdrew his forces from Saati, Wa and Arafali; but the losses of the Abyssinians at Saati and Dogali had been so heavy as to dissuade Alula from further hostilities.

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  • In Britain, CND has urged the British government to seek to dissuade the United States from military action.

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  • The warbling birds dissuade to meet The idyll of fields created by a farmer.

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  • I wouldn't let such health issues dissuade me from adopting a particular cat.

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  • The preliminary costs of purchasing and assembling solar panels may dissuade some people from using solar energy.

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  • This can, however, be the case with formal wear in general, so simply allow for it in the budget and don't let it dissuade you from choosing what you love.

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  • Young adults are lectured on the evils of drinking too much, and they are shown pictures of diseased livers in an attempt to dissuade them from becoming alcoholics.

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  • Oh, there are many other reasons that will dissuade you, but the aforementioned rehash is strike one.

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  • Don't let the thought of a few rough patches dissuade you from homeschooling your children.

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  • Only one color is available with this look, black, but don't let that dissuade you from investigating the look further.

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  • Officials also hoped this would be a way to dissuade individuals from participating in ceremonies of debauchery, and celebrate with reverence instead.

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  • The character shared a bit of her history with Bella as she tried to dissuade the girl from becoming a vampire.

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  • Sometimes, he may literally become fixated with the look of love, but do not let this dissuade your interest from him.

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  • Well, when you are attempting to determine astrological compatibility, there are many nuances that can aid, or dissuade, a tight connection forming.

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  • Add a sprig of lavender or a sachet to keep them smelling nice and dissuade bugs from taking up residence.

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  • The Mayo Clinic doesn't necessarily dissuade individuals from using supplemental fibers, but there are considerations to apply to such products.

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