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induce
 v.  persuade; bring about; reason or establish by induction
Classic Sentence: (114 in 8 pages)
1  No argument or persuasion could ever induce him to set up a female establishment after the manner of his companions.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
2  He had always determined, deep down in his resolute heart, that nothing would ever induce him to allow his daughter to wed a Mormon.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
3  Fear not, my lord," said Waldemar; "I will show him such reasons as shall induce him to join us when we hold our meeting at York.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
4  And the indignant swineherd resumed his sullen silence, which no efforts of the Jester could again induce him to break.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  But the petition was already breathed, nor could all the narrow prejudices of her sect induce Rebecca to wish it recalled.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  Edmund was the only one of the family who could see a fault in the business; but no representation of his aunt's could induce him to find Mr. Rushworth a desirable companion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  Charles, in the meanwhile, was very decidedly declaring his resolution of calling on his aunt, now that he was so near; and very evidently, though more fearfully, trying to induce his wife to go too.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 10
8  He would be very angry if he knew that I have said anything which might induce Sir Henry to go away.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
9  Nothing would induce me to help the police in any way.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
10  My friend was in excellent spirits over the success which had attended a succession of difficult and important cases, so that I was able to induce him to discuss the details of the Baskerville mystery.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
11  Nothing would induce him to give his old uncle away.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
12  Scarlett and her father each assured the other solemnly that to bring such matters to the ears of Ellen would only hurt her, and nothing would induce them to wound her gentleness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
13  And the voice went off into a whisper as the granddaughter slipped out to try to induce Mr. McRae to return to his seat in the shade.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
14  But no sooner had she arrived than Aunt Pitty and Melanie began a campaign to induce her to make her home permanently with them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
15  Not all Melanie's pleading or Frank's promises of higher pay would induce him to take up the reins again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  We couldn't induce the old lady to travel by air.
2  Doctors said surgery could induce a heart attack.
3  These attractions induce people to travel in that country.
4  Nothing would induce me to vote for him again.
5  Taking a brisk walk can often induce a feeling of well-being.
6  After looking at the calendar and getting approval from doctors, they agreed to induce labor of daughter Lauren.
7  Music can induce a meditative state in the listener.
8  She was using all her powers of persuasion to induce the Griffins to remain in Rollway.
9  He was as a dog that had been terribly scorched, and nothing would again induce him to go near the fire.
10  "Nonsense! and what sort of an effect will the bequest have on you? Will it keep you in England, induce you to marry Miss Oliver, and settle down like an ordinary mortal?"
11  Global warming can occur from a variety of causes, both natural and human induced.
12  The monotonous routine of hospital life induced a feeling of ennui that made him moody and irritable.
13  The boys will be taken to an intensive care unit where they will remain in a drug induced coma for up to five days to prevent brain damage.
14  Opacity of the eye lens can be induced by deficiency of certain vitamins.
15  They induced her to take the job by promising editorial freedom.