persuade

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flattery intended to persuade blandishment , cajolery , palaver
swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property bunco , bunco game , bunko , bunko game , con , confidence game , confidence trick , con game , flimflam , gyp , hustle , sting
persuade with flattery cajole , coax , inveigle , smooth-talk , soft-soap , wheedle
persuade gently coax
someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing coaxer , wheedler
persuade or force with threats coerce , dragoon , induce , prevail upon
communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action exhortation
persuade by deceit finagle , wangle
according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080) Godiva , Lady Godiva
someone who tries to persuade or induce or lead on inducer , persuader
persuade or influence legislators etc., to try to lobby
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills that the lobbyists favor lobbyist
act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action persuasion , suasion
measure used by an acquirer to gain control of a takeover target; acquirer tries to persuade other shareholders that the management of the target should be replaced proxy fight
using language effectively to please or persuade rhetoric
persuade to commit immoral acts seduce
persuade, talk or speech intended to spiel
someone (usually maleficent) who tries to persuade or force another person to do his bidding Svengali
persuade or try to persuade with a pleasurable thing tempt
inability to persuade unpersuasiveness
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