But her older sister agreed, after some persuasion, to talk with me.
You might be surprised to hear that hidden in Tampa, Florida is a food oasis of the Cuban persuasion.
Season 4, which Simon had to summon his most passionate powers of persuasion to even get made, did one better.
late 14c., "action of inducing (someone) to believe (something); argument to persuade, inducement," from Old French persuasion (14c.) and directly from Latin persuasionem (nominative persuasio) "a convincing, persuading," noun of action from past participle stem of persuadere "persuade, convince," from per- "thoroughly, strongly" (see per) + suadere "to urge, persuade," from PIE *swad- "sweet, pleasant" (see sweet (adj.)). Meaning "religious belief, creed" is from 1620s.