Coerced sentence example

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  • He'd coerced Fred into doing the dishes.
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  • Payments would have been regularly continued had not pressure from the French Clerical party coerced the Vatican into refusing any further instalment.
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  • Keep in mind autistic children cannot be forced or coerced into learning anything.
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  • The princes on their side acted independently: if they joined the king with their armies, it was as equals doing a favour; and they sometimes refused to join until they were coerced.
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  • 28 and declared then that Ulster would not submit, and the Unionist party would not allow her to be coerced.
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  • The Home Office is to consult on a specific offense to help young people coerced into relationships.
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  • Our youngsters are almost coerced into growing up far too fast and far too soon by some of the pressures and policies around them.
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  • We are not forced; we are not coerced.
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  • Up until 1942, labor service in Germany was theoretically voluntary, but was actually coerced by strong economic and governmental pressure.
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  • The parsons in both villages were also coerced into promising to reduce by half the income they took from tithes.
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  • Quiet swim abandoned, I was coerced into joining them on a plunge down the inflatable slide.
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  • 1 The plagues with which the reluctant Pharaoh was coerced culminated in the destruction of all the first-born, and Israel escaped to the Red Sea.
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  • He was sincerely religious; but his wellmeant efforts to unite the Lutheran and Reformed Churches, in celebration of the tercentenary of the Reformation (1817), revealed the limits of his paternal power; eleven years passed in vain attempts to devise common formulae; a stubborn Lutheran minority had to be coerced by military force, the confiscation of their churches and the imprisonment or exile of their pastors; not till 1834 was outward union secured on the basis of common worship but separate symbols, the opponents of the measure being forbidden to form communities of their own.
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  • Neither will the unionist people be coerced into a united Ireland through the underhand methods of a Government lacking moral courage.
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  • Though the show's production staff claims that all of the footage is raw and none of the people on the show are coerced to say or do things, it does seem that many of them are at least prodded toward their actions.
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  • Sometimes, computer users are coerced into downloading bad programs out of fear.
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  • She had thought she could never be coerced, but the truth was, she had never been tempted.
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  • So, Bordeaux had coerced her to meet him at the church after all.
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  • Instead, he started walking away and summoned his powers, wondering which of his brothers could be coerced into giving him what he wanted.
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  • And now she's coerced Donald Ryland into helping.
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  • Somewhere up there past the tree line were the four Elk Alex had coerced from the Game and Fish Commission.
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  • Napoleon on his side coerced Prussia into an offensive alliance and had the support of Austria and the states of the Rhenish Confederation.
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  • Politically the papacy had sunk to the level of pitiful helplessness, unable to resist the aggressions of the Powers, who ignored or coerced it at will.
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  • Not to be coerced in this manner, the Rand merchants proceeded to bring their goods on from the Vaal by wagon.
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  • The army which guarded or coerced the province consisted, from the time of Hadrian onwards, of (I) three legions, the Second at Isca Silurum (Caerleon-on-Usk, q.v.), the Ninth at Eburacum (q.v.; now York), the Twentieth at Deva (q.v.; now Chester), a total of some 15,000 heavy infantry; and (2) a large but uncertain number of auxiliaries, troops of the second grade, organized in infantry cohorts or cavalry alae, each 500 or 1000 strong, and posted in castella nearer the frontiers than the legions.
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  • Still thinking that foreign nations could be coerced through their commercial interests, he scouted as visionary the idea that Great Britain would go to war on a refusal to carry Jay's treaty into effect, thinking it inconceivable that Great Britain "would wantonly make war" upon a country which was the best market she had in the world for her manufactures, and one with which her export trade was so much larger than her import.
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  • The league prescribed uniform laws, standards and coinage; it summoned contingents, imposed taxes and fined or coerced refractory members.
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  • Though enrolled in the Delian League it remained disaffected towards Athens, and in 447 had to be coerced by the settlement of a cleruchy.
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  • Jane did everything she could to avoid this marriage, but was physically coerced.
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  • Carmen, if and when I decide to get married, I'll do the asking - without being prompted, coaxed, coerced or blackmailed.
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