CONVINCING in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONVINCING
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convincing
 a.  persuasive; believable; effective as proof or evidence
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The last day of August came and with it convincing rumors that the fiercest fighting since the battle of Atlanta was taking place.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  Dr. Meade did not make a very convincing drunk.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
3  There has been no word equal to it in convincing power.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In I
4  Mr. Pontellier's arguments were usually convincing with those whom he employed.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVIII
5  Whatever it was, the rebuke was convincing, for the woman dropped her hoe and went mumbling into the house.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XX
6  He came near to convincing them by disdaining to produce proofs.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
7  And if he himself could believe in his virtuous perfection, he conceived that there would be small trouble in convincing all others.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 11
8  Candide wanted no more convincing; he owned that Martin was in the right.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXIV
9  Nothing is so stupid as to conquer; true glory lies in convincing.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
10  Combeferre has said convincing things to you.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—MINUS FIVE, PLUS ONE
11  This last reason appeared convincing.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 28 THE RETURN
12  Nevertheless, they had not the power of convincing Milady.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 49 FATALITY
13  And Amy, who was very dignified in public and very fond in private, gave convincing proofs of the truth of her words.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR
14  I will now give you convincing proofs that you may know me and be assured.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXI
15  Laertes' strength failed him when he heard the convincing proofs which his son had given him.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
Example Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
16  We tried to discourage Doug from being so dogmatic, but never could convince him that his opinions might be wrong.
17  The district attorney didn't want to indict the suspect until she was sure she had a strong enough case to convince a jury.
18  That said, do you find, in your own experience, that insulting your interlocutor is the best way to convince them of your own point of view?
19  Tony Blair hopes to convince Bush to back a UN resolution next week, and calling for the disarming of militias there and the facilitation of the exchange of prisoners held by Hezbollah and the Israelis.
20  We were able to convince the students of the need for wider reading.
21  There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as religion, by per-suading others we convince.
22  Baker had to convince jurors that his client had been nowhere near the scene of the murder.
23  Autosuggestion is the power of mind over matter - if you convince yourself that you are cured, you will be.
24  Although I soon convinced him of my innocence, I think he still has serious doubts about my sanity.
25  Many asylum seekers appear to be economic migrants, convinced that the streets of Europe are paved with gold.
26  Senior managers are convinced that the strike will have a negligible impact.
27  She was convinced that sooner or later she would fulfil her destiny.
28  Diana was a young mission school teacher convinced of her vocation to provide support for her schoolgirl pupils.
29  People are more convinced by words than by blows.
30  We convinced Anne to go by plane.