convincingly convincingly  /kən ˈvɪn sɪŋ li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a convincing manner

Usage(s):

  1. Keynes was the first to demonstrate convincingly that government has not only the ability but the responsibility to use its powers to increase production, incomes and jobs.
  2. But when Reporter Finley slipped into the jail and talked to Nuzum, he protested convincingly that he had nothing to do with Cricket's murder.
  3. The challenge facing cloning pioneers is to make the case convincingly that the technology itself is not immoral, however immorally it could be used.

News

  1. Pressure-cooker kindergarten

    Christine Gerzon is the epitome of a kindergarten teacher: warm and wise, quick to get down on her knees to wipe a tear or bandage a boo-boo. She can rhapsodize for hours about a single leaf and philosophize convincingly about the pedagogical uses of papier-mache. "I teach because it's my calling,” she says. "It's my life purpose.”        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Wynne a Winner and Record-Setter Again

    It was another record setting day today for Staples senior Henry Wynne. At the 68th annual New England Interscholastic Championships in New Britain, he cruised to the nation’s No. 2 clocking in the 800-meter run, winning convincingly with a time of 1 minute, 49.93 seconds.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: WestportNow

Quotes

  1. Landis said in Madrid, "I declare convincingly and categorically that my winning the Tour de France has been exclusively due to many years of training and my complete devotion to cycling."
    on Jul 28, 2006 By: Floyd Landis Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "What I've tried to say is the only way that'll go away is if we just keep on winning, and winning convincingly, and I think he did it," Kraft said. "He did it and I think the fact that he got this award speaks to that."
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Robert Kraft Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "When you consider the way Gary has been plagued by injuries for 18 months, he has done brilliantly to come back so convincingly," said Ferguson. "At one point I thought he would not make it back into the Premier League. But he has and all...
    on Sep 27, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: FOXSports.com

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