Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. convincere, -victum, to refute, prove; con-, + vincere, to conquer. See Victor, and cf. Convict
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. convincĕre, con, sig. completeness, and vincĕre, victum, to conquer.
She will convince all who come into her presence; and then, have not her 'controls' chosen me to publish their discoveries to the world?
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
I am convinced that he knew a great deal more about music than she did and appreciated it more.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
He was eventually acquitted by a majority of 233 against 172; but the country was convinced of his guilt.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
Pitt's reply, however, convinced all those whose minds were open to conviction.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
I told her that remained to be seen; but I would some day convince her differently, and show her how to make money fast.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
Tom Ross, convinced that something was a fact, was preparing to meet it.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He had to be convinced first of his duty and indebtedness to the friend whom fate had made cross his path.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
I am sure I could convince you that he's right!
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
A little reflection convinced me of this, and at the same time helped me to resolve upon a better plan.
"The Boy Tar" by Mayne Reid
Also, she was convinced that compared to Deveny, Rogers, and Lawson, he was a gentleman.
"'Drag' Harlan" by Charles Alden Seltzer
I know not how the Spirit moves,
Convincing us of sin,
Revealing Jesus through the Word,
Creating faith in Him.
"I Know Whom I Have Believed" by Daniel Webster Moody
Nay, pay no heed to Telephus,—
Your friends agree he doesn't love you;
The way he flirts convinces us
He really is not worthy of you!
"Horace To Phyllis" by Eugene Field
Till, slowly, all around grew clear,
And once again the light of day
Convinced me that I still was here,
Though all my dreams had passed away.
"Dreamland" by John Lawson Stoddard
Aw hooap to live till old an gray,
An when th' time comes to goa away,
Aw feel convinced some place ther'll be,
Just fit for sich a chap as me.
"Fairly Weel-off" by John Hartley
Thou battl'd not 'gainst hosts of hell,
With words alone, convincing, warm;
Thy deeds were like the fatal shell,
That bursts amid the battle's storm.
"Lines In Memory Of The Late Ven. Archdeacon Elwood, A. M." by Thomas Frederick Young
Poor lad! convinced he thus would win her,
He wore out many pairs of soles;
He danced when taking down the dinner -
He danced when bringing up the coals.
"Little Oliver" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Hours of sometimes graphic testimony were enough to convince a judge that Fresno resident Jovannee Reynolds should stand trial for killing her foster daughter.
What would be convincing evidence that such an event had taken place in our world.
For owner Kwi Kwon Jang, the toughest part of his job is convincing people that sushi does not mean raw fish.
Speaking to the pervasive market anxiety, many saw this as the first ominous sign of impending doom, while others (perhaps more convincingly) credited Frieze 's notoriously exclusive VIP list.
Less than 24 hours stand between the writing of this post and the Iowa Republican caucuses, and I'm convinced I could make a run in 2016 for the Republican nomination.
More than a hundred specialty crops producers and their organizations have signed on to an effort to convince Congress not to change the IR-4 program.
WASHINGTON — The media have gone to great lengths to convince us that Occupy Wall Street protesters are just like the rest of us.
The media have gone to great lengths to convince us that Occupy Wall Street protesters are just like the rest of us.
Galleon trader's undercover act wasn't convincing.
Brittlyn Stable's Gantry struck the front in midstretch and drew off to a convincing five-length victory in Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Smile Sprint Handicap at Calder.
Nicknamed for the enigmatic actress Greta Garbo , Garcia's own performance was so convincing he fooled Hitler himself.
He implies his Bible is a work of science, and it has convinced him that dinosaurs and men lived at the same time.
We managed to convince Free Beer not to c-block us this time and checked out the whole list.
Gila County this week gave the Rim Country Educational Alliance $12,500 to help pay for studies necessary to convince the US Forest Service to sell 260 acres for a university campus.
This morning the Internet was convinced Ke$ha had written a fierce letter to Lady Gaga about wearing fur.
The result of their ﬁt is shown in Figure 3 (their Figure 5) which is far from convincing.
A Note on the Intermediate Region in Turbulent Boundary Layers
At larger |t| we found no convincing evidence for crossover behaviour towards the classical exponent.
Crossover from classical to random-field critical exponents in As-doped TbVO4
This outcome is a convincing support for the claims previously made.
Random deaths in a computational model for age-structured populations
This had been suspected earlier from ﬁniteT Monte Carlo simulations on sizes up to L = 16 but the results of Ref. are more convincing because they are on much larger systems.
Computer Science in Physics
Based on the present sample, there is no convincing evidence for evolution of molecular gas mass of the most CO luminous QSOs at any given redshift as a function of increasing redshift.
Molecular Gas in Infrared-Excess, Optically-Selected QSOs and the Connection with Infrared Luminous Galaxies