dissuade

Part of speech: verb

To persuade against ( an act); with from.

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Usage examples "dissuade":

  1. It is useless, lovely Theresa, thus endeavouring to dissuade me; crown, life, all, I would risk to retain your love. - "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. " Understand- I'm not saying this to attempt to dissuade you from the worst job you ever started in on. - "Nan of Music Mountain", Frank H. Spearman.
  3. Later, however, she became resigned and did not try to dissuade her husband from accompanying the fallen Emperor. - "Napoleon's Young Neighbor", Helen Leah Reed.