carry conviction

See: convince
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Send a telegram for the palace here which will carry conviction with it.
To secure success, it was necessary that some steps should be seriously taken, and it was necessary also that the superintendent should comprehend the serious position in which he was placed, in order to yield compliance with the generous fancies of a woman; all the fascinations of an eloquent friendship would be required to persuade him, and, should this be insufficient, the maddening influence of a devoted passion, which, in its resolute determination to carry conviction, would not be turned aside.
I told Rattray every syllable that these traitors had been saying behind his back, but I told it all very ill; what was worse, and made me worse, I was only too well aware of my own failure to carry conviction with my words.
Then would the noble or right honourable Barnacle perceive, sir, from this little document, which he thought might carry conviction even to the perversest mind (Derisive laughter and cheering from the Barnacle fry), that within the short compass of the last financial half- year, this much-maligned Department (Cheers) had written and received fifteen thousand letters (Loud cheers), had written twenty-four thousand minutes (Louder cheers), and thirty-two thousand five hundred and seventeen memoranda (Vehement cheering).
The landlady, a motherly body, of visible excellence, was surprised indeed at receiving an application for the winter months; but I have generally found that the title of "author," claimed with an air, explains every little innocent irregularity of conduct or appearance, and even requires something of the kind to carry conviction to the lay intelligence.
You must assert that in such words as will carry conviction with them.
But unfortunately, we are unable to carry conviction to our colleagues," said Mukherjee.
The nurses have an array of distinctly non-military footwear - and that shower of Nellie's does not carry conviction or, apparently, water.
His suppositions carry conviction and seem highly relevant for the interpretation of the Pergamene complex.
But it has to be recorded that the recent cleaning of the full-scale sketch for The White Horse (The National Gallery of Art, Washington) does not carry conviction.
There seems to me to be an urgent need now for the party to refine its message, so that it can carry conviction in the reality of contemporary Wales,' he writes.
His account has generally been admired for its lucidity, its candour, and its ability to carry conviction.