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dissuade
used in Leaves of Grass

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persuade someone not to do something
  • It is I, you women, I make my way, I am stern, acrid, large, undissuadable, but I love you, I do not hurt you any more than is necessary for you, I pour the stuff to start sons and daughters fit for these States, I press with slow rude muscle, I brace myself effectually, I listen to no entreaties, I dare not withdraw till I deposit what has so long accumulated within me.
    Book 4 — CHILDREN OF ADAM (60% in)

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