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discourse
used in Persuasion

2 uses
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Definition
a serious speech, writing, or conversation on a particular topic

or much more rarely: to speak or write formally on a particular topic; or to have a conversation
  • She acknowledged it to be very fitting, that every little social commonwealth should dictate its own matters of discourse; and hoped, ere long, to become a not unworthy member of the one she was now transplanted into.
    Chapter 6 (9% in)
  • There was a little awkwardness at first in their discourse on another subject.
    Chapter 13 (47% in)

There are no more uses of "discourse" in Persuasion.

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