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  • verbcompel, press
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Synonyms for coerce

verb compel, press
  • browbeat
  • bully
  • intimidate
  • repress
  • strong-arm
  • suppress
  • terrorize
  • beset
  • bulldoze
  • concuss
  • constrain
  • cow
  • dragoon
  • drive
  • force
  • hinder
  • impel
  • make
  • menace
  • oblige
  • pressurize
  • push
  • restrict
  • threaten
  • urge
  • high pressure
  • lean on
  • make an offer they can't refuse
  • put the squeeze on
  • shotgun
  • twist one's arm

Antonyms for coerce

  • allow
  • encourage
  • help
  • let go
  • aid
  • assist
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • free
  • halt
  • release
  • stop
  • leave alone
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to coerce

blackmail

verb. intimidating for money
  • badger
  • bleed
  • coerce
  • compel
  • demand
  • exact
  • extort
  • force
  • hold to ransom
  • milk
  • put the shake on
  • ransom
  • shake
  • shake down
  • squeeze
  • threaten

bulldoze

verb. bully, intimidate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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