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persuasive

adjective uk   /pəˈsweɪ.sɪv/ us    /pɚ-/
C1 making you want to do or believe a particular thing: a persuasive speaker/speech Your arguments are very persuasive. He can be very persuasive.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
persuasively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
persuasiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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