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A.Word.A.Day--suasive

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suasive (SWAY-siv) adjective

Having the power to persuade or convince; persuasive.

[Latin suasus, past participle of suadere, to advise.]

"Her ancient image: there we well shall find Meet judges for this cause and suasive pleas, Skilled to contrive for thee deliverance." Aeschylus, Furies (Translation: Morshead, E.D.A.)

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