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dissuade
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  • She would have insisted on sending to Petersburg at once, for a certain great medical celebrity; but her daughters dissuaded her, though they were not willing to stay behind when she at once prepared to go and visit the invalid.

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  • And the Coast Guard, didn’t they routinely dissuade people from coming here?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • His teachers and friends tried to dissuade him, and his father was reluctant to write the speech for him.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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