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Capable or incapable of persuading someone

persuasive

adjective

good at making people agree to do or believe what you want them to

convincing

adjective

something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or persuades you to do something

unconvincing

adjective

not capable of persuading you that something is true or right

smooth-talking

adjective

good at persuading people. This word shows that you do not trust people like this.

silver-tongued

adjective

good at talking to people in a way that will impress or persuade them

compelling

adjective

able to persuade someone to do something or persuade them that something is true

seductive

adjective

attractive and likely to persuade you to do something that may be harmful or wrong

believable

adjective

described in a way that makes you think something or someone could really exist.

carry conviction

to be capable of persuading someone that something is true or real

cut no ice/not cut any ice (with someone)

to fail to impress or influence someone

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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