Suasory
Suasory Sua"so*ry, a. [L. suasorius: cf. F. suasoire.] Tending to persuade; suasive. [1913 Webster]

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  • suasory — a. Persuasive, suasive …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • suasory — suaˈsory adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑suasion …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Suasive — Sua sive, a. Having power to persuade; persuasive; suasory. South. Genial and suasive satire. Earle. {Sua sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suasively — Suasive Sua sive, a. Having power to persuade; persuasive; suasory. South. Genial and suasive satire. Earle. {Sua sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suasion — suasive /sway siv/, suasory /sway seuh ree/, adj. suasively, adv. suasiveness, n. /sway zheuhn/, n. 1. the act of advising, urging, or attempting to persuade; persuasion. 2. an instance of this; a persuasive effort. [1325 75; ME < L suasion (s.… …   Universalium

  • telling — adj 1. effective, striking, forceful, cogent, convincing, authoritative, weighty; important, of great import, portentous; influential, forcible, potent, powerful, Literary. puissant, clear, plain, certain, sure, positive, definite, evident,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • suasion — /ˈsweɪʒən/ (say swayzhuhn) noun 1. the act of advising or urging, or attempting to persuade: *the inevitable conclusion was that moral suasion was of little purpose that there must be more of example than precept. –e.j. banfield, 1908. 2. an… …   Australian English dictionary

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