Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement

Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement - Persuasion and Mediation 2

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Here you will learn some English words related to persuasion and mediation, such as "seduce", "pressure", and "nobble".
to mediateverb

to help end a dispute between people by trying to find something on which everyone agrees

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mediationnoun

the process or act of helping those involved in a conflict reach an agreement

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mediatornoun

an organization or person who tries to help those in a conflict reach an agreement

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moderatornoun

someone who, as a job, helps opposing sides come to an agreement

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to nobbleverb

to persuade someone to do what one wants by threatening them or giving them money

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peacekeepernoun

someone who tries to stop others from fighting or quarreling

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peacemakernoun

a country or person who tries to persuade other countries or people to stop quarreling or fighting

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to persuadeverb

to make a person do something by giving them a good reason why they should do it

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persuasionnoun

the process or act of persuading someone to do or believe something particular

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persuasiveadjective

capable of convincing others to do or believe something particular

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to pressverb

to try very hard to persuade someone to do something

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to pressure
to pressureverb

to force or persuade someone to do something

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pressurenoun

the action of forcing, persuading, or intimidating someone into doing something

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to pressurizeverb

to force someone to do something

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to prevail onverb

to persuade and convince a person to do something

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to pushverb

to influence someone to do something, particularly something that might be against their will

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to reason withverb

to talk to someone to convince them to act or think more rationally

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to seduceverb

to influence someone to do something by making it seem interesting or pleasant

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silver tonguenoun

the ability of persuading others to believe something or do something that one wants

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silver-tonguedadjective

skilled at persuading others to believe something or do what one wants

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smooth-talkingadjective

talking with confidence and politeness in order to persuade someone to do something, in a manner that might be insincere or dishonest

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to soften upverb

to be very nice to someone so that the chance of them agreeing to do what one wants is increased

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to swayverb

to encourage someone to do or believe something

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to sweetenverb

to attempt to persuade someone to do what one wants by promising them something or giving something to them

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to [talk] {sb} into {sth}verb

to convince someone to do something they do not want to do

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to [talk] {sb} out of {sth}phrase

to advise someone against doing something

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to temptverb

to persuade someone to do something that seems interesting to them, even though they know it is not good for them

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to [twist] {one's} armphrase

to force or persuade someone to do something they are unwilling to do

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to urgeverb

to try hard to persuade or encourage someone to do something

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to wheedleverb

to influence someone to do something or to get something from them by being superficially nice to them

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to win aroundverb

to try to change someone's opinion about something and gain their support or favor

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to win oververb

to try to change someone's opinion on something and gain their favor or support

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to work onverb

to attempt to persuade someone to do or agree to something

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