She searched his gaze and responded with irritation, "If coercion is willing, then yes."
He refused to join Napoleon in any proposal for the coercion of Austria or the limitation of her armaments.
The coercion of Spain resulted in a peace by which Charles obtained Sicily in exchange for Sardinia.
Henry, however, seems to have believed as much in the coercion of Scotland as in the conciliation of Ireland.
Coercion is not very ethical because it forces someone to do something they are not typically willing to do.
The school bully used coercion to force the other kids to give him their lunch money.
He did not want to give in to the low offer, but the buyer began using coercion until he accepted it.
Austria at last began to see that a policy of coercion was useless and dangerous, and made tentative efforts at conciliation.
The coercion of England's oldest ally had long been one of Napoleon's most cherished aims, and was expressly provided for in that compact.
Another new feature appeared in the employment of coercion against cities which desired to secede.
Coercion and intimidation slowly came to be leading ideas, the infliction of a lesser penalty than the capital.
For the minister thought it necessary, while providing against famine by repealing the corn laws, to ensure the preservation of order by a new coercion bill.
The financial bill and the coercion bill were both pressed forward, and each gave opportunities for discussion and, what was then new in parliament, for obstruction.
Disraeli's first strong vote of hostility was on a coercion bill for perishing and rebellious Ireland.
The abolition of the Irish Church was followed by a coercion act, and the land act by suspension of Habeas Corpus.