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 for persuasiveness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Persuasive \Per*sua"sive\, n.
     That which persuades; an inducement; an incitement; an
     exhortation. -- Per*sua"sive*ly, adv. --
     Per*sua"sive*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the
           embracing of a point of view by means of argument or
           entreaty; "the strength of his argument settled the matter"
           [syn: persuasiveness, strength] [ant:

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