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persuader

n. a gun or other weapon used to threaten someone. (Underworld.) He pulls out this persuader, see, and aims it right at me, see.
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The letter also addressed the persuader rule's treatment of employers and trade associations that offer "seminars, webinars or conferences" that may trigger the proposed reporting requirements, pointing out that DOL did not include adequate compliance instructions.
Section 4 will explain the meanings and functions of modals, and carry out a quantitative analysis of the modals which are used by the persuader and the persuadee as strategies.
Under the proposed rule, a lawyer who revises an employee handbook or drafts a social media policy could be deemed a persuader.
Lavrov a cependant souligne qu'il etait impossible de persuader le president Assad de quitter le pouvoir, comme le reclament avec insistance des pays occidentaux et arabes.
In addition, modification of personnel policies and practices fall under the persuader activities list.
Moreover, the Persuader is not, qua rhetorician, a virtuous phronimos.
These strategies are also designed to help fundraisers overcoming initial fears over asking friends and strangers for money, and how to ultimately become a "master persuader.
So to be a top persuader you have to be sincerely interested in their situation.
In part, this may help the reader recognize that the graphic is in fact an ad, but the inclusion of the words are also a call to action and statistically proven to be an irrestible persuader.
And it is getting results--not, as some have claimed because of events in Iraq, but rather because American diplomats are seeking once again to return the United States to its rightful role as a persuader, not just enforcer.
Even if (1) at times its language is technical and abstract and at other times its narrative becomes repetitive, (2) one might wish for more quantitative verification of the author's conclusions (for example, regarding the importance of the novel), and (3) one might wish for more discussion of the differences on theological ideas as opposed to the methods of communicating those ideas--and indeed of how the differences over the importance of the ideological differences impacts the communications methodology of the persuader, nevertheless the book is a noteworthy contribution.
The use of specific, rather than general, feedback by the persuader is also more valuable to the musician.
Both the 240-mm Persuader and the 155-mm Long Tom artillery battalions promoted the idea of "sniping" (deploying a single gun detachment forward, usually just behind the infantry battalions in action, to engage targets deep in enemy territory that had been identified from aerial photos).
The counselor was such a powerful persuader that he convinced the child's parents to allow him to be alone with their son, take him to baseball games, and on similar day trips.