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used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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persuade someone not to do something
  • But I resisted all his solicitations and succeeded in dissuading him from his announced intention of walking home with me.
    Chapter 11 — The Man on the Tor (77% in)
  • And then after you had sent the letter he dissuaded you from keeping the appointment?
    Chapter 13 — Fixing the Nets (88% in)

There are no more uses of "dissuade" in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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