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Having the power to convince based on reasoning, emotional appeal, threats, or personal attractiveness.
The lawyer's closing argument against the energy company was persuasive to the jurists.

The charming saleswoman could be very persuasive with male customers.
by world citizen April 17, 2008
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1. able, fitted, or intended to persuade: a very persuasive argument.
2. something that persuades; inducement.
Tending or having the power to persuade: a persuasive argument.

intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"
by Senorita June 04, 2007
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