Persuasory Per*sua"so*ry, a. Persuasive. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • persuasory — index persuasive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • persuasory — per·sua·so·ry …   English syllables

  • persuasory — pə(r)ˈswāzərē, āsə adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin persuasorius, from Latin persuasus + orius ory archaic : persuasive …   Useful english dictionary

  • persuasive — I adjective actuating, arousing, authoritative, coaxing, cogent, compelling, convictive, convincing, credible, effective, eloquent, forceful, hortative, hortatory, impelling, impressive, inductive, influential, inspiring, inviting, logical,… …   Law dictionary

  • Reasoning — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Reasoning >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{ant,477,} reasoning ratiocination rationalism Sgm: N 1 dialectics dialectics induction generalization GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 discussion discussion comment Sgm: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • Motive — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Motive >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 motive motive springs of action wellsprings of action GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 reason reason ground call principle Sgm: N 2 by end by end by purpose …   English dictionary for students

  • persuasive — I. a. Convincing, cogent, logical, valid, sound, weighty, inducing, persuasory. II. n. Inducement, incitement, exhortation …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cogent — adj 1. convincing, forceful, effective, telling, authoritative, weighty; influential, forcible, potent, powerful, puissant; clear, plain, certain, sure, positive, definite, evident, luculent; valid, sound, believable, proving, conclusive,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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