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Categorized English Verbs of Verbal Action - Verbs Referring to Acts of Persuasion

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Categorized English Verbs of Verbal Action
to convince
[verb]
to make someone do something using reasoning, arguments, etc.
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to persuade
[verb]
to make a person do something through reasoning or other methods
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to entice
[verb]
to make someone do something specific, often by offering something attractive
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to coax
[verb]
to persuade someone to do something by being kind and gentle, especially when they may be unwilling
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to get around
[verb]
to persuade someone to agree to what one wants, often by doing things they like
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to inveigle
[verb]
to trick someone into doing something through clever and cunning methods
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to cajole
[verb]
to persuade someone to do something through insincere praises, promises, etc. often in a persistent manner
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to induce
[verb]
to influence someone to do something particular
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to recommend
[verb]
to suggest a specific course of action
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to suggest
[verb]
to mention an idea, proposition, plan, etc. for further consideration or possible action
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to procure
[verb]
to make someone to give or approve something
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to tempt
[verb]
to make someone do something that seems interesting, despite them knowing it might be wrong or not good for them
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to lure
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to trick someone into doing something by offering them a reward or something interesting
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to attract
[verb]
to interest and draw someone or something toward oneself through specific features or qualities
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to upsell
[verb]
to encourage a customer to buy a more expensive or upgraded version of a product or service, or to add additional items to their purchase
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to pressure
[verb]
to make someone do something by using force, influence, or other methods
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to push
[verb]
to influence someone to do something, particularly something that might be against their will
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to ingrain
[verb]
to set a particular habit, belief, attitude, etc. in someone in a lasting manner
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to inculcate
[verb]
to teach an idea, belief, skill, etc. through constant repetition
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to brainwash
[verb]
to control someone's thoughts, actions, or feelings and make them believe or do certain things through tricks or force
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to counsel
[verb]
to advise someone to take a course of action
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to consult
[verb]
to give expert advice to help people or organizations make better decisions
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to advise
[verb]
to provide someone with suggestion or guidance regarding a specific situation
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to admonish
[verb]
to strongly advice a person to take a particular action
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to exhort
[verb]
to strongly and enthusiastically encourage someone into doing something
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to instill
[verb]
to gradually establish an idea, feeling, etc. in someone's mind
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