Friday, 20 July 2012

Entry: assuasive (adj.)

In context: "Like all good listeners, he has a way of attending that is at once intense and assuasive, the supplicant feels both nakedly revealed and sheltered, somehow, from all possible judgment."

Definition:   Soothingly persuasive; soothing.


SNOOT score: 1
Page: 388

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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