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Adjective
Unnatural, artificial or fake in nature
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“Beneath the forced smiles and limp handshakes one does sense great reservoirs of boredom.”
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Obtained or imposed by coercion or physical power
“He defected from his homeland to escape the country's forced military service.”
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Boring or severely lacking in interest
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Under strain or deprivation
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Obliged by law, circumstances, or duty to do something
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(of a quality or result) Achieved or maintained by careful and deliberate effort
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Pressed
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Unwilling or with reluctance
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Imperative or essential for one's well-being or goals
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Not convincing, plausible or believable
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Done by force
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Rendered unchaste
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To have caused someone to do something, usually against their inclinations
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“The competition generated would be expected to force the most expensive banks to reduce their costs.”
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To have been persuaded based on available information
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To have imposed an undesirable consequence on
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Past tense for to engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
“They forced a confession out of the kids.”
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Past tense for to make a way through, or into, with physical strength
“She went downstairs and noticed a window at the rear of the house had been forced.”
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Past tense for drive or push into a specified position or state using physical strength or against resistance
“I had to force the heavy washing machine into position so that I would be able to connect it to the pipes.”
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Past tense for to move past someone or something with force
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Past tense for to make forceful contact with something
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Past tense for to demand earnestly or pressingly
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Past tense for to engage in carnal activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
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Past tense for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Past tense for draw or push out
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Past tense for force or be forced to submit
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(usually of an object) Past tense for to physically strain, or to apply force as to cause strain
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Past tense for to place or put between or among others
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Past tense for to take by selection
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Past tense for to demand and enforce the performance or payment of of
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Past tense for steamroll
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Past tense for to throw or hurl with force
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Past tense for to direct or steer a group of people or animals
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Past tense for be hampered or constrained by
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Past tense for break into something closed, locked
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Past tense for to derive or extract something from someone, especially underhandedly
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Past tense for to forcibly impose obedience or servitude
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Past tense for to make taut
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Past tense for to cause to occur
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Past tense for to burst or gush from
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Past tense for to drive out from hiding or cover
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Past tense for strike forcefully with a sharp blow
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Past tense for supersede and replace
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Past tense for to cause (a large amount of damage or harm)
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Past tense for to move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozer
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Past tense for take forcible possession of
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Past tense for draw in a specified direction by creating a vacuum
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Past tense for cause extreme pain, anguish, or distress to
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Past tense for cut, rip an object
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