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suāsor , ōris, m. id..
I. In gen., one who exhorts, advises, or persuades, an adviser, counsellor, persuader (class.): esse suasorem summum et studiosum robore belli, Enn. ap. Gell. 7, 2 (Ann. v. 375 Vahl.): “me suasore et impulsore id factum,Plaut. Most. 3, 3, 13: “suasor et impulsor profectionis,Cic. Att. 16, 7, 2: “quid interest inter suasorem facti et probatorem?id. Phil. 2, 12, 29: “suasoris finis est utilitas,Quint. 3, 8, 42: “pacis,Ov. F. 4, 75.—
II. In partic., in publicists' lang., one who recommends or advocates a proposed law: “Caesar legem tulit ut, etc.... suasore legis Pompeio,Vell. 2, 44, 4: “epistola non suasoris sed rogatoris,Cic. Att. 16, 16, B, § 9.
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