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per·sua·sion

(per-swā'zhŭn),
The act of influencing the mind of another, by authority, argument, reason, or personal insight; an important element in most types of psychotherapy.
[L. persuasio, fr. persuadeo, to persuade]

persuasion

(pĕr-swā′zhŭn)
The act of influencing the thinking or behavior of others.
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Critique: A considerably impressive work of original and erudite scholarship, "Embodying the Problem: The Persuasive Power of the Teen Mother" includes three Appendices, eighteen pages of Notes, a fourteen page Bibliography, and a nine page Index.
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The Italian tracked market rival Aristocratic on Persuasive and managed to get inside that filly after the cutaway, from which point the combination pulled away to score by a length and a half.
As a consequence, writing emerges as important during these years because these broad learning goals are simultaneously supported by students' efforts to write in narrative, informative, and persuasive genres.
In an easy-to-digest, well-organized format, Andy Maslen's Persuasive Copywriting discusses psychological principles that underlie effective copywriting.
The ability to construct logical, convincing and insightful persuasive texts is a vital literacy skill, but many children at the primary school level struggle to write an argument.
The late Apple boss was a master of the art of effective and persuasive speaking, employing various strategies to adapt to differing scenarios and situations, while still delivering a constant message, according to Loizos Heracleous and Laura Klaering, of Warwick Business School.
Contract awarded for English Persuasive Speaking Skills Course for Sec 2 Express students.