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dissuade
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

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Definition
persuade someone not to do something
  • Now fears dissuade him, and now hopes invite.
    Book 8 (31% in)
  • When from Pelides' tent you forced the maid, I first opposed, and faithful, durst dissuade; But bold of soul, when headlong fury fired, You wronged the man, by men and gods admired: Now seek some means his fatal wrath to end, With prayers to move him, or with gifts to bend."
    Book 9 (19% in)

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