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Synonyms of coerce in English:


  • he was coerced into giving evidence
    pressure, pressurize, bring pressure to bear on, use pressure on, put pressure on, constrain, lean on, press, push;
    force, compel, oblige, put under an obligation, browbeat, brainwash, bludgeon, bully, threaten, prevail on, work on, act on, influence, intimidate, dragoon, twist someone's arm, strong-arm;
    North American blackjack
    British informal bounce
    North American informal hustle, fast-talk
    [Antonyms] persuade
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    coerce, compel, force, oblige
    See compel

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