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induce
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

3 uses
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Definition
to persuade somebody to do something
  • No amount of sighing could induce Atticus to let us spend Christmas day at home.
    p. 103.1
induce = persuade
  • Instead, Maycomb grew and sprawled out from its hub, Sinkfield's Tavern, because Sinkfield reduced his guests to myopic drunkenness one evening, induced them to bring forward their maps and charts, lop off a little here, add a bit there, and adjust the center of the county to meet his requirements.
    p. 174.3
  • induced = persuaded
  • Atticus very quickly induced him to tell us:
    p. 254.4
induced = persuaded
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