divert by persuasion

divert by persuasion
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  • divert — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. amuse, beguile, entertain; distract, turn aside. See amusement, deviation. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To deflect] Syn. turn aside, redirect, avert; see turn 3 , veer . 2. [To amuse] Syn. entertain,… …   English dictionary for students

  • expostulate — I verb admonish, advise against, animadvert upon, appeal against, argue, attempt to divert, cast reproach upon, castigate, caution, chastise, chide, convince to the contrary, correct, declaim against, dehort, deter, disapprove, discourage,… …   Law dictionary

  • dissuade — v. n. 1. Urge or exhort against, attempt to divert, urge not to. 2. Turn from a purpose, divert by persuasion, render averse, persuade not to …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Dissuade — Dis*suade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissuaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissuading}.] [L. dissuadere, dissuasum; dis + suadere to advise, persuade: cf. F. dissuader. See {Suasion}.] 1. To advise or exhort against; to try to persuade (one from a course).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dissuaded — Dissuade Dis*suade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissuaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissuading}.] [L. dissuadere, dissuasum; dis + suadere to advise, persuade: cf. F. dissuader. See {Suasion}.] 1. To advise or exhort against; to try to persuade (one from a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dissuading — Dissuade Dis*suade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissuaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissuading}.] [L. dissuadere, dissuasum; dis + suadere to advise, persuade: cf. F. dissuader. See {Suasion}.] 1. To advise or exhort against; to try to persuade (one from a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

  • propaganda — /prop euh gan deuh/, n. 1. information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. 2. the deliberate spreading of such information, rumors, etc. 3. the particular doctrines or… …   Universalium

  • Jedi mind trick — In the fictional universe of Star Wars, a Jedi mind trick is a Force power. Jedi who know the power can, by using the Force, influence the actions of other weak minded sentient beings.Jedi typically perform this ability with a wave of the hand… …   Wikipedia

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