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Latin convincere to prove wrong com- intensive pref. com– vincere to conquer weik-3 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin convincō (“to refute, prove”), from con- + vincō (“to conquer, to vanquish”).
Yes, I need to convince her to accept me.
None of them had been able to convince her to wait until the estate was settled.
He might object to you, but I can convince him to take you.
She tried hard to convince herself that she was misreading Wynn.
Being underground meant he was a much harder target to hit, yet despite his attempts to convince his brother to act likewise, he'd not yet succeeded.
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