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forcible

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforciblefor‧ci‧ble /ˈfɔːsəbəl $ ˈfɔːr-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 SCFORCE somebody TO DO somethingdone using physical force 🔊 the forcible overthrow of the government 🔊 signs of forcible entry into the building
Examples from the Corpus
forcibleMaud talked with a mixture of pedantry and horse sense that impressed him as singular and forcible.Juveniles 15 and older committing rape or forcible assault are named prominently in offenses automatically transferred to adult court.Any attempt at forcible conquest - by the word or by the sword - could easily have been neutralised or repelled.It was not licence he wanted; alas! not even freedom - his goal was the forcible enlightenment of mankind ...There was no indication of forcible entry.Elizabeth watched with fascinated horror the forcible feeding practised on the poor children.Should the doctor and nurses apply forcible feeding?
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