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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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Jim Keneston of La Crescenta Valley Sportsman's Club tries his hand with the Persuader and Fiocchi's .
The company has installed six under-wing hard points on the C-295 Persuader which make it a multi-mission aircraft capable of not only maritime patrol, but also ASW and anti-surface warfare (ASuW).
The persuader rule requires disclosure of an employer's contact with a lawyer or advisor when the discussion involves union organization.
Cross told Arkansas Business that the preliminary injunction hearing attracted lawyers from other states as spectators, since similar challenges to the new persuader rules have also been filed in Texas and Minnesota.
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.
2006) argue that the second characteristic required is to be a persuader.
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.