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dissuade
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Jane Eyre
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  • I neither expressed surprise at this resolution nor attempted to dissuade her from it.
  • You would think him gentle, yet in some things he is inexorable as death; and the worst of it is, my conscience will hardly permit me to dissuade him from his severe decision: certainly, I cannot for a moment blame him for it.

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  • His teachers and friends tried to dissuade him, and his father was reluctant to write the speech for him.
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