Vocabulary Mapping

WORD: Dissuade


Contextual Definition: to convince one to recall their previous decision or to discourage.

Definition: persuade (someone) not to take a particular course of action.

Original Sentence: She shouldn't have said she was married to a cop, for God's sake; that was too obvious an attempt to dissuade him.

Page Number: 42

Part of Speech: Verb

Synonyms: prevent, divert, deter

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