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dissuade
used in King Lear

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persuade someone not to do something
  • When I dissuaded him from his intent, And found him pight to do it, with curst speech I threaten'd to discover him: he replied, 'Thou unpossessing bastard! dost thou think, If I would stand against thee, would the reposal Of any trust, virtue, or worth in thee Make thy words faith'd?
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A court within the Castle of the Earl of Gloster (50% in)

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