coerce


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to compel by pressure or threats

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

Synonyms for coerce

to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

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This, however, is a politics-first Taiwan's least preferred outcome, for, if it perceives that it is likely to be coerced by China, it would rather restrict trade (01) than have a politics-first China coerce and then punish it (05), but it would prefer to fight and lose on the political issue (05) than to acquiesce willingly when coerced (03).
It is in the interest of the king to love rather than directly coerce his subjects because, freed from the legal burdens of political obligation, they will then begin to love him in return.
Thus, a lower C-factor might suffice to coerce if probabilistic, temporal, and epistemic imminence are high.
He later told a Senate panel that he saw the tribunal's actions as "a clear attempt to coerce Mr.
It is only organized, officially sponsored or required prayers and prayer-time--or public prayers by individuals that suggest or clearly enjoy official authorization, or that coerce religious expression on captive audiences--that have been rightly judged by the Court to be in violation of the First Amendment.
Once suspects accept a narrowed option, inferred benefits coerce them, such as avoidance of a premeditated murder charge in favor of describing the crime as an accident.
SIR - I was saddened to read in The Western Mail (February 4) that the Haverfordwest male voice choir has attempted to coerce its members into singing God Save the Queen.
If abortions no longer fall under federal jurisdiction, why is the Chretien government trying to coerce provinces to use public health money to pay private abortion mills?
Faced with the 'great immovable' that is the modern-day workforce, managers can too easily fall into the motivational trap of trying to buy, coerce or cajole their employees' motivation.
Summary: Suspects confined victim in flat for 3 hours to coerce his father to waive ownership of land in their home country
Alas, they have neglected to consider the happiness of the tax-hiking state legislator and the activist toiling to coerce the rest of us into changing our lives.
fines for code violations and threats of legal action) to persuade or coerce nonoffending third parties, typically the property owner or manager, to take action against criminal or nuisance behavior.
The ACLJ urges the state's highest court not to take the case: "The Petition for Review should be denied because the clear purpose and effect of Proposition A is to preserve a historically significant war memorial, not to proselytize a particular religious viewpoint or coerce any religious activity," the brief concludes.