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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dissuasive  \Dis*sua"sive\,  a. 
  Tending  to  dissuade  or  divert  from  a  measure  or  purpose; 
  dehortatory;  as  dissuasive  advice.  --  n.  A  dissuasive 
  argument  or  counsel;  dissuasion;  dehortation.  --Prynne.  -- 
  {Dis*sua"sive*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dissuasive 
  adj  :  deterring  from  action  "dissuasive  advice";  "made  a  slight 
  dissuasive  gesture  with  her  hand"  [ant:  {persuasive}] 




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