- vt. 说服，劝说；使某人相信；劝某人做（不做）某事
- vi. 说服；被说服
- adj. 空闲的，有闲的
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- persuade:  The -suade element of persuade goes back to Latin suādēre ‘advise, urge’, a descendant of the same Indo-European base (*swād-) as produced English assuage , suave , and sweet. Addition of the intensive prefix per- produced persuādēre, source of English persuade; while negation of suādēre with dis- has given English dissuade .
=> assuage, suave, sweet
- persuade (v.)
- 1510s, from Middle French persuader (14c.), from Latin persuadere "to bring over by talking," (see persuasion). Related: Persuaded; persuading.
- 1. Somehow, he'd managed to persuade Kay to buy one for him.
- 2. Eisenhower used his muscle to persuade Congress to change the law.
- 3. Ford never desisted from trying to persuade him to return to America.
- 4. Will this be enough to persuade Congress to cough up?
- 5. We had the devil's own job to persuade him to take part.
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