Persuade

usgb/pərˈsweɪd/Volume
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Emotional AppealPlay
Use 'persuade' when appealing to someone's emotions to encourage a decision. SlideShe persuaded her friend to adopt a pet by talking about the joy it brings.
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Rational ArgumentsPlay
Highlight logical reasons when trying to persuade someone to take action. SlideHe persuaded the committee with a well-researched presentation.
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Positive ConnotationPlay
'Persuade' often implies a positive action or result, unlike 'coerce' or 'force'. SlideYou can persuade a friend to exercise, improving their health.