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dissuade
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War and Peace
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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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  • 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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