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Argumentative vs. Persuasive

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Argumentativeadjective

Prone to argue or dispute

Persuasiveadjective

able to persuade; convincing

Argumentativeadjective

Consisting of, or characterized by, argument; containing a process of reasoning; as, an argumentative discourse.

Persuasivenoun

That which persuades; incitement.

Argumentativeadjective

Adductive as proof; indicative; as, the adaptation of things to their uses is argumentative of infinite wisdom in the Creator.

Persuasiveadjective

Tending to persuade; having the power of persuading; as, persuasive eloquence.

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Argumentativeadjective

Given to argument; characterized by argument; disputatious; as, an argumentative writer.

Persuasivenoun

That which persuades; an inducement; an incitement; an exhortation.

Argumentativeadjective

given to or characterized by argument;

‘an argumentative discourse’; ‘argumentative to the point of being cantankerous’; ‘an intelligent but argumentative child’;

Persuasiveadjective

tending or intended or having the power to induce action or belief;

‘persuasive eloquence’; ‘a most persuasive speaker’;

Argumentativeadjective

given to arguing

‘an argumentative child’;

Persuasiveadjective

capable of convincing;

‘a persuasive argument’; ‘the evidence is persuasive but not conclusive’;

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Argumentativeadjective

using or characterized by systematic reasoning

‘the highest standards of argumentative rigour’;

Argumentative

In the American legal system, argumentative is an evidentiary objection raised in response to a question which prompts a witness to draw inferences from facts of the case.One common misconception is that argumentative questions are meant only to cause a witness to argue with the examiner. This error rests on misunderstanding the word .

‘argument’;

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