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Consequently the Chinese (or Ming) emperor sent a large army to enforce his demand for the amount of money due him.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Or at least he would merely have expressed his wish that I should take the name, without going so far as to enforce it.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
The old dog stuck to her like a burr, and she had not the heart to take up a stick to enforce obedience.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
His duties were to enforce the continental system and to keep a stern eye on Prussia.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
If he can get anything, he cannot claim it under his contract for he has broken it and therefore a court could not enforce it.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
This is a salutary rule of the law, which the courts everywhere do not hesitate to enforce.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The improvement of land by the purchaser under an oral contract is an act which enables him to enforce the contract in equity.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
This, Williston says, is an arbitrary refusal of the court to enforce the contract that the parties made and seems unwarranted.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
These are the general duties which the sacred writings of the Hindoos enforce, without exception, upon all castes or sects.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
About nine o'clock one black ball was run up to the fore of the Agamemnon and a gun was fired to enforce attention to the signal.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENFORCE

  • apply
  • carry out
  • command
  • direct
  • discharge
  • enforce
  • execute
  • handle
  • implement
  • manage
  • maneuver
  • manipulate
  • swing
  • undertake
  • wield
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