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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Compel or force to make obedient.

Usage examples (35)
  • One army tried to coerce the other army to give up before a shot could be fired.
  • Its implicit definition of "coerce" is ... strange.
  • Should you or someone you know and can coerce is interested is this contact me.
  • And I've certainly been the target of attempts to "coerce" - as has anyone who has read a blog post pushing a certain position. for more
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