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There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best.  (Doris Lessing)

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Persuade (vb.)  :  induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument;  cause (someone) to believe something especially after a sustained effort;  (of a situation or event) provide a sound reason for (someone) to do something.

Synonyms  :  advise, assure, coax, entice, influence, impress, urge, sway, seduce, convince, induce, appeal, assert.

Scrabble Value:

P = 3 points
E = 1 point
R = 1 point
S = 1 point
U = 1 point
A = 1 point
D = 2 points
E = 1 point

Persuade is worth at least 11 points in the game of scrabble.

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27 September 2018 06:49

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