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serving to convince

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

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causing one to believe the truth of something

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He said: "I was having a difficult time convincing kids that I was the real deal.
The defendant still must satisfy the clear and convincing standard, the Federal Circuit held in its 1983 ruling, Connell v.
Dan Oliver rounded off a convincing display by scoring his hat-trick.
In a nutshell: Conventional war movie makes convincing case for North Africans who fought for France during World War II.
The resulting Supreme Court certification was limited solely to establishing the appropriate standard of proof for an IFPA violation, and the Court determined that the standard was "a preponderance of evidence," the least demanding of the three evidentiary standards (preponderance of evidence, clear and convincing evidence, and proof beyond a reasonable doubt).
Not that long ago, it looked like plastic recycling advocates had become more successful at convincing communities to collect post-consumer plastic than they had been convincing manufacturers to incorporate the material into the design of new products.
Drawing on documents, diaries and other writings from the Civil War period, Brooks loosely models March on Louisa May Alcott's father, presenting a convincing, cleverly woven story, which enhances the original.
Convincing people to work later in life is a key element of plans to tackle the pensions crisis.
Perhaps her own past corporate world lends the fabulously entertaining heroine her convincing charm.
Convincing a bank to loan us an additional $60,000 to start a music school seemed next to impossible.
It involved showing that the calculations giving steel an 18-lb weight disadvantage were based on worst-case models, creating a detailed proposal based around an optimized design using newer steel grades, and convincing the OEM's purchasing department there would be a substantial cost savings despite the fact that these new steels are more costly on a per-pound basis.
Berube says she is also proud of the group's success in convincing many northern designers to opt for wood.
In our interviews with New York City Ballet's Merrill Ashley, American Ballet Theatre's Victor Barbee, and Pacific Northwest Ballet's Olivier Wevers--three dancers who excel at portraying evil roles--we learn how they dig inside themselves to come up with a convincing portrayal of wickedness.
He liked questioning the prisoners, teaching them to play zo and bezik, stapling clothespins to their ears as they lost and removing them as he let them win, convincing them that their false victories would save their lives.
Historians may someday have convincing answers to the question of why U.