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The report alleges that the workers were likely to have been forced or coerced, but it did not offer proof confirming the work terms and conditions.

A Northern Virginia attorney was arrested in Miami on Thursday and accused of coercing underage girls into sexual activity.

Monticello and Mount Vernon flourished only because of the coerced labor of people who had been forcibly recast as Jupiter, Caesar, Hercules and Cupid.

Uber is facing a class-action lawsuit over Proposition 22 that alleges the company is illegally coercing its drivers to support the ballot measure that seeks to keep workers classified as independent contractors.

During the call, she claimed that she was coerced into pleading guilty to two other drunken driving charges after being released from a hospital and that her discipline case in 2013 had no merit.

Once people with ID are arrested, they are particularly susceptible to making coerced and often false confessions.

No doubt, there are wrongful convictions that result from misidentification and coerced confessions.

The police eventually obtained two written confessions that the brothers would describe as coerced.

Then she allegedly coerced a female employee into having sex with her.

Her mother, from the United States, had been coerced by friends into organizing the operation.

A meeting of the canons who had fled from Lige, and their brethren who had been coerced into voting, was held at Namur.

"A machine cannot be coerced," the robot-confessor told him.

So Forbes had coerced and terrified soldiers of his who were far superior to him in bulk and brawn.

Alice went into her arms, eager to be coerced and decided for: "And you really think it is my duty to go?"

Specs coerced Felix into the hall and warned him to go home and behave himself like a good dog.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coerced, such as: constrained, enslaved, obligated, restrained, apprenticed, and articled.

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