Persuades sentence example

persuades
  • On the way he slays the centaur Nessus, who persuades Deianeira that his blood is a love-charm.
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  • The ever optimistic Hans persuades Benjamin to perform an aria with him during a Red Cross visit.
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  • Macbeth is the story of a ruthless wife, Lady Macbeth, who persuades her husband to murder the king and take his throne.
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  • Part of what persuades investors to invest in new companies is the strength of the team opening and operating the firm.
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  • This different treatment shows the feeling of the poet - the feeling for which he seeks to evoke our inmost sympathy - to oscillate between the belief that an awful crime brings with it its awful punishment (and it is sickening to observe how the argument by which the Friar persuades Annabella to forsake her evil courses mainly appeals to the physical terrors of retribution), and the notion that there is something fatal, something irresistible, and therefore in a sense self-justified, in so dominant a passion.
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  • Yet he is, like Nicias and Phocion, the official man, head of a board of fifteen generals, which he persuades the people to cut down to three.
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  • Hedin had sent a necklace as a peace-offering to Hagen, but Hilde persuades her father that it is only a ruse.
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