convincing


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Synonyms for convincing

Synonyms for convincing

serving to convince

worthy of belief, as because of precision or faithfulness to an original

Antonyms for convincing

causing one to believe the truth of something

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But, setting aside the question of public opinion, there seems to be something wrong in asking a favour of a judge, and thus procuring an acquittal, instead of informing and convincing him.
On summing up the considerations stated in this and the last paper, they seem to amount to the most convincing evidence, that the powers proposed to be lodged in the federal government are as little formidable to those reserved to the individual States, as they are indispensably necessary to accomplish the purposes of the Union; and that all those alarms which have been sounded, of a meditated and consequential annihilation of the State governments, must, on the most favorable interpretation, be ascribed to the chimerical fears of the authors of them.
The ape's refusal he traced directly to Tarzan, finally convincing himself that the ape man had instructed the great anthropoid to refuse to go upon the stage.
Again, the poet should work out his play, to the best of his power, with appropriate gestures; for those who feel emotion are most convincing through natural sympathy with the characters they represent; and one who is agitated storms, one who is angry rages, with the most life-like reality.
I have only the letters of Ali Tepelini, which I have placed before you; the ring, a token of his good-will, which is here; and, lastly, the most convincing proof I can offer, after an anonymous attack, and that is the absence of any witness against my veracity and the purity of my military life.
I will now give you convincing proofs that you may know me and be assured.
There is nothing so convincing as a firm conviction.
He had the serenity of a man whose estimable character is fortunately expressed by his personal appearance in an unobtrusive, yet convincing, manner which no chief officer in want of hands could resist.
It feared nothing that moved or talked save the colonel and the regimental Roman Catholic chaplain, the fat Father Dennis, who held the keys of heaven and hell, and blared like an angry bull when he desired to be convincing.
Besides displaying that beauty of virtue which may attract the admiration of mankind, I have attempted to engage a stronger motive to human action in her favour, by convincing men, that their true interest directs them to a pursuit of her.
And while his integration of constitutional and religious principles into the economic and social conditions is valuable, his broad interpretation is not entirely convincing.
The book is complete with 145 photographs of the symbols and accomplishments of this highly advanced civilization that makes Klarfeld's new book a spellbinding and ultimately convincing account of non-fiction.
Early in the match, however, the Highlanders looked convincing.
What Goldstone offers is a new and convincing way to examine both the famous "general crisis" of the 17th century and the great French Revolution of the 18th century.