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dissuade
used in Oliver Twist

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persuade someone not to do something
  • And, doubtless, he would, in this first outbreak, have carried the intention into effect without a moment's consideration of the consequences, if he had not been restrained, in part, by corresponding violence on the side of Mr. Brownlow, who was himself of an irascible temperament, and party by such arguments and representations as seemed best calculated to dissuade him from his hotbrained purpose.
    Chapter 41 — Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Surprises.... (71% in)

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