Sentence Examples


  • Yet she still clung to old associations, and on her grandmother's death was about to return to her convent, but was dissuaded by her friends, who found her a husband.
  • The latter was with difficulty dissuaded from quashing the election.
  • She was dissuaded from this extreme course, but Grindal's sequestration was continued in spite of a petition from Convocation in 1581 for his reinstatement.
  • With difficulty dissuaded from volunteering to fight in their cause.
  • Dissuaded from that course, he nevertheless wore his crown publicly in the church of the Sepulchre.