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Having the power or authority to affect change
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“His political influence had grown to the point where he even had the ear of the president of the United States.”
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The impact or consequence of an action
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“The abuse had a profound influence on her emotional stability.”
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A role model or someone who has the characteristics of a mentor
“I think she was a big influence in looking at things the way I do.”
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A spell or hold
“He was mesmerized by her image, and for a brief moment, held under the influence of her beauty.”
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The benefit, importance or (useful) effect of something
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A person or thing that has an uplifting influence on one's intellect, emotion or creativity
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A proficiency or well-balanced ability
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An element or circumstance contributing to a result
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Protection; support
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The effects or influence of something, typically a chemical or substance
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The part played by a person or thing towards a result
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A particular manner or style of doing something
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The action of saying something to persuade, encourage, or remind someone to do or say something
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The use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something
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A healthy and vigorous-rooted plant that is used in grafting, most commonly as a sound base to support a scion that bears desirable fruit in orchard culture
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Connexions or connections
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Svengali or charmer
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Participation in doing something
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Person who acts as intermediary
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(of a device or system) The way in which something works
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Something or someone which provides assistance with a task
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The action of communicating or meeting
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A sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act
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To convince or manipulate
“He will try to influence the jury with his closing statement in hopes of a favorable verdict.”
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To determine or dictate
“The things I am passionate about will ultimately influence my career path.”
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To affect or change the outcome of
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“Your next move will influence the result of the game, so choose wisely.”
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To cause a response after a particular event
“Recurrent injuries would influence the committee to look at future rule changes to the sport.”
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To be persuaded based on available information
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To demand earnestly or pressingly
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To exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
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To make a strong, lasting, or favourable impression on
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To fondle, kid, pet, tease
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Press for political action
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Lead astray
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To offer advice to
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Arrange for certain outcome
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To meddle or intervene
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To be influential
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To hold or engage the attention of
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To take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner
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To give force or effect toward
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Be communicated to
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(contribute to) To cause or help bring about
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To give or add color to
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To take, or be in, charge of
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