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suāsĭo , ōnis, f. suadeo,
I.a counselling, advice, exhortation, suasion, persuasion.
II. In partic.
A. In publicists' lang., a recommending, advocacy of a proposed law: “suasio legis Serviliae,Cic. Clu. 51, 140.—
B. In rhetoric, the suasory species of eloquence, Cic. Or. 11, 37: “praecepta dare de suasionibus,id. de Or. 2, 81, 333.
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