Influencing
Influence In"flu*ence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Influenced} ([i^]n"fl[-u]*enst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Influencing} ([i^]n"fl[-u]*en*s[i^]ng).] To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to affect; to move; to persuade; to induce. [1913 Webster]

These experiments succeed after the same manner in vacuo as in the open air, and therefore are not influenced by the weight or pressure of the atmosphere. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]

This standing revelation . . . is sufficient to influence their faith and practice, if they attend. --Attebury. [1913 Webster]

The principle which influenced their obedience has lost its efficacy. --Rogers. [1913 Webster]


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