perlocutionary acts
An action performed by speech only if certain effects are generated, as persuading, ridiculing, or frightening someone. Perlocutionary acts thereby contrast with locutionary and illocutionary acts, which are performed independently of whether the utterance has its intended effects, or indeed any effects at all.

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