influence

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increase in power, influence, stature, reputation aggrandize , elevate , enhance , exalt
importance increase in power, influence, stature, reputation aggrandizement
particular environment or surrounding influence ambiance , ambience , atmosphere
surrounding area of influence ambit , compass , milieu , orbit , scope , sphere
adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest amicus curiae , friend of the court
Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524) Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius , Boethius
influence, position of ascendancy , dominance , preeminence
influence, susceptible to biddable , cooperative , docile , ductile , flexible , malleable , pliable , tractable
commercial enterprises organized and financed on a scale large enough to influence social and political policies big business
detrimental influence blight
state of being under the control of a force or influence or abstract power bondage
influence with an ideology, forceful brainwashing , indoctrination
payment to influence someone's views or conduct bribe
influence with money bribe
interpretation of the U.S. constitution holding that the spirit of the times and the needs of the nation can legitimately influence judicial decisions (particularly decisions of the Supreme Court) broad interpretation , judicial activism
pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of canker , pestilence
United States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955) Carnegie , Dale Carnegie
motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode cataphoresis , dielectrolysis , electrophoresis , ionophoresis
influence of charm and personality charisma
personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others charisma , personal appeal , personal magnetism
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