forcibly


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by force

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Synonyms for forcibly

with intense energy and force

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In the stranger's third encounter with Sir Philip Malvoisin, he was equally successful; striking that baron so forcibly on the casque, that the laces of the helmet broke, and Malvoisin, only saved from falling by being unhelmeted, was declared vanquished like his companions.
I was, perhaps, the more forcibly impressed with it, as he gave it, because, in the under or mystic current of its meaning, I fancied that I perceived, and for the first time, a full consciousness on the part of Usher, of the tottering of his lofty reason upon her throne.
It had been so forcibly driven against the jamb that part of the woodwork was splintered.
He perceived then, at a glance, that this woman was young and beautiful; and her style of beauty struck him more forcibly from its being totally different from that of the southern countries in which D'Artagnan had hitherto resided.
Franz had by degrees become accustomed to the count's pallor, which had so forcibly struck him at their first meeting.
Next, he took me forcibly by the hand, and, tapping my cheek, said that I was very good-looking, and that he greatly liked the dimples in my face (God only knows what he meant
She represented to her sister as forcibly as possible what she felt on the subject, and had soon the pleasure of seeing its happy effect.
And now that this idea was forcibly presented to her, it affected the sweet child with bewilderment and horror.
I was very forcibly struck by His Magnificence, I assure you
On reaching the spot I found it proceeded from a large hog which a number of natives were forcibly holding to the earth, while a muscular fellow, armed with a bludgeon, was ineffectually aiming murderous blows at the skull of the unfortunate porker.
You remember, of course, that this place was forcibly annexed at the time of Bismarck's very earliest schemes of consolidation-- forcibly, that is, but not at all easily.
In the Senate Chamber of the ancient Republic we wearied our eyes with staring at acres of historical paintings by Tintoretto and Paul Veronese, but nothing struck us forcibly except the one thing that strikes all strangers forcibly--a black square in the midst of a gallery of portraits.
However, it came up to them so forcibly at last that the doctor said, without further preface:
But such undercurrents still existed among the people and gathered new forces ready to manifest themselves just as strangely, unexpectedly, and at the same time simply, naturally, and forcibly.
The Saw-Horse paid no attention whatever to this command, and the next instant brought one of his wooden legs down upon Tip's foot so forcibly that the boy danced away in pain to a safer distance, from where he again yelled: