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dissuade
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The War of the Worlds
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  • But the artilleryman dissuaded me: "It’s no kindness to the right sort of wife," he said, "to make her a widow"; and in the end I agreed to go with him, under cover of the woods, northward as far as Street Cobham before I parted with him.
  • They dissuaded me.

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  • And the Coast Guard, didn’t they routinely dissuade people from coming here?
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  • 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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