Those excuses would do little to dissuade those enforcing the statute, if the U.S. had concrete proof of the suspected killings.
The Obama administration pulled out many stops at the time to dissuade Menendez from introducing his sanctions legislation.
Shoemaker spent much of the past week trying to dissuade other reporters from printing the comment.
But the president said he has tried to dissuade her from handing out just fruit and raisins for Halloween.
Unfortunately, nothing McBrayer did or said during our recent phone conversation did anything to dissuade me of this notion.
From this Mr. Burke tried to dissuade us, but what he told us naturally increased our wish to go.
I—some of our healers can dissuade the conviction of decayed teeth.
Later, however, she became resigned and did not try to dissuade her husband from accompanying the fallen Emperor.
The man was about to attempt to dissuade her, when Sing interrupted.
My client assured me that he not only had no hand in robbing the mail, but that he tried to dissuade his companions from doing so.