Coerces [verb]

Definition of Coerces:

compel, press

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Sentence/Example of Coerces:

Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.

But life becomes more indifferent when dignity is mixed up with it, and duty no longer coerces when inclination attracts.

The mechanism of nature as well as the organisation of society surrounds and visibly and invisibly coerces us.

He coerces no customer: he simply states his price, and if no one chooses to buy, no one has a right to complain.

It was because I discerned in you that power which coerces men.

It was against his conscience, he used to say; and the Government that coerces a man's conscience is worthy of "Grim Tartary."

Each minor chief commands those under him, and if need be, himself coerces them into obedience.

And so he goes on, without much regret for adventure, or even for beer, beyond the half-pint to which his wife coerces him.

Mrs. Mac Bouncer coerces Lucy in white satin to sign the fatal contract that will settle Master.

He had that true imperial look which all born rulers of men possess—that look that half coerces, and wholly persuades.