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Synonym: discouragetalk out ofAntonym: persuadeSimilar words: persuadeassuageissuetissuedismissdissectdissentdissolveMeaning: [dɪ'sweɪd]  v. turn away from by persuasion. 
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1. I tried to dissuade her from getting married.
2. Doctors had tried to dissuade patients from smoking.
3. The parents tried to dissuade their son from marrying the girl.
4. The airport ground crew tried to dissuade the pilot from taking off.
5. I tried to dissuade her from leaving.
6. Father tried hard to dissuade him from getting married.
7. I tried to dissuade her from investing her money in stocks and shares.
8. He considered emigrating, but his family managed to dissuade him.
9. I tried to dissuade him from giving up his job.
10. The police managed to dissuade him from jumping off the building.
11. I was trying to dissuade them from doing so.
12. I did attempt to dissuade him, but without success.
13. I think he tried to dissuade me.
14. This all goes to dissuade consultants in the major firms from leaving.
15. So, having done his best to dissuade him,( the man did his best to get him reasonable terms.
16. You tried to dissuade him from telling that particular story, in his own interests.
17. People from public health services tried to dissuade him, citing bad epidemiology and a waste of important supplies.
18. Most of the bishops did their best to dissuade their clergy from subscribing any such addresses.
19. Leapor is attempting to dissuade her friend from a particular marriage through generalized arguments.
20. The immediate impact of this event was to dissuade other prelates from publicly defending the king.
21. In other words, it might dissuade worthy lawsuits even as it fails to protect against outlandish ones.
22. At last the Sun gave up trying to dissuade him.
23. St Barth'sstrange lack of street names is meant to dissuade journalistic snoopers.
24. Chichester set off once more in spite of his friends'attempts to dissuade him.
25. The females are obviously well aware of this, as they try hard to dissuade other females from joining their chosen male.
26. He wanted to come with me, and nothing I said could dissuade him.
27. From all sides came letters, messages, and telegrams attempting to dissuade Gandhi.
28. A small rise in interest rates would be unlikely to dissuade the firm from investing in this case.
29. For a moment she regretted that she hadn't tried harder to dissuade Rob from his plan.
30. Frankie had seen it before and thought I wouldn't like it and tried to dissuade me from going in.
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