convinced, won over, moved to, led, influenced, motivated, lured, allured, attracted to, prevailed upon, decoyed, seduced, wheedled, inveigled, impelled, having succumbed to pressure, brought to see the light*, turned on to*.
Was persuaded by Sinan Pasha to lead them to the war in person.
Prince Andrew wished to leave at once, but Princess Mary persuaded him to stay another day.
Langton followed his sovereign to Northampton and persuaded him, at least for the present, to refrain from any serious measures of revenge.
Wizards and impostors persuaded the multitude to follow them into the desert, and an Egyptian, claiming to be a prophet, led his followers to the Mount of Olives to see the walls of Jerusalem fall at his command.
The rest of the pro-Roman party were forced or persuaded to join the rebels and prepared for war on a grander scale.