persuasive

adj.
VERBS
be, prove, seem, sound

Her arguments proved persuasive to the court judges.

find sth
make sth

What makes his case so persuasive?

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
highly

His analysis is in many ways highly persuasive.

enough, sufficiently

The evidence was not really persuasive enough.

not entirely

His arguments strike me as not entirely persuasive.

Persuasive is used with these nouns: ↑argument, ↑case, ↑evidence, ↑force, ↑message

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