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induce
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Jane Eyre
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  • "Nor am I." "Then, what induced you to take charge of such a little doll as that?"
  • At all events you WILL come back: you will not be induced under any pretext to take up a permanent residence with her?

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  • Will it keep you in England, induce you to marry Miss Oliver, and settle down like an ordinary mortal?
  • I passed up the street, looking as I went at all the houses to the right hand and to the left; but I could discover no pretext, nor see an inducement to enter any.
  • And how impossible did it appear to touch the inmates of this house with concern on my behalf; to make them believe in the truth of my wants and woes — to induce them to vouchsafe a rest for my wanderings!

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as in: induce symptoms Define
to cause something to arise or happen
as in: induce him to Define
to persuade somebody to do something
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