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See definition of arm-twisting on Dictionary.com
  • as inscare tactics
  • as insweet-talk
  • as incoax
  • as inelicit

synonyms for arm-twisting

  • ambush
  • bullying
  • coercion
  • duress
  • force
  • intimidation
  • persuasion
  • pressure
  • reign of terror
  • strong-arm tactics
  • terrorism
  • terrorization
  • threat
See also synonyms for: arm-twistings
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How to use arm-twisting in a sentence

She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
She looked up in his face, leaning on his arm beneath the encircling shadow of the umbrella which he had lifted.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Ripperda's equipage wound down a long and twisting defile between two precipitous rocks.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But the strength of his arm, and the bravery of his heart could not have defended him long against their determined attack.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Their glances met, she holding him always at arm's length by that grip upon his shoulders, a grip that was firm and nervous.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
At the lesson following he accordingly presented himself with his arm in a sling.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She thrust a bare, white arm from the curtain which shielded her open door, and received the cup from his hands.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
His head fell back limp on MacRae's arm, and the rest of the message went with the game old Dutchman across the big divide.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO ARM-TWISTING

  • ambushes
  • arm-twistings
  • bullyings
  • coercions
  • duress
  • forces
  • intimidations
  • persuasions
  • pressures
  • reign of terrors
  • strong-arm tactics
  • terrorism
  • terrorizations
  • threats
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.