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When that wheel turns to the right, as it must, it will force back the arm of the pallet which swings on its arbor.

Utterly miserable, she bit her lips to force back her tears and glowered resentfully at the unsuspecting Jotan.

His arms did not rise, instead six tentacles projected upward to force back the machine.

He stopped again to force back the tendrils of unreasoning horror that brushed his mind.

Washington regretfully and sorrowfully marched the Virginia force back to Williamsburg.

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On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to force back, such as: chase away, confront, drive away, drive off, fend off, and hold back/hold off.

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