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In other words, a mask is too great an impingement on “freedom,” but a forced pregnancy and threat of harassment for exercising one’s constitutional rights are all the rage in the Lone Star state.
TEXAS’S ABORTION LAW IS A NIGHTMARE FOR WOMEN — AND A WARNING TO THE NATIONJENNIFER RUBINSEPTEMBER 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those Mass Games that he addressed in 2018, for one, have been condemned by human-rights groups for forced child labor.
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN MAKES ONE LAST ATTEMPT TO HEAL HIS HOMELANDCHARLIE CAMPBELLJUNE 23, 2021TIME
The forced, sudden digitization experienced in 2020 has also fundamentally changed how corporate leaders view themselves and their relationship to their organizations.
THE CHALLENGES OF 2020 ARE MAKING CORPORATE BOARDS STRONGER AND BETTERMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
While the pandemic slowed operations for businesses around the world—Logitech included—the Switzerland-based company was perhaps better prepared than most for the sudden forced shift to remote work.
WORKING FROM HOME WAS A BIG SHIFT EVEN FOR THE COMPANIES MAKING THE GEAR WE'RE USING TO WORK FROM HOMEPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINAUGUST 24, 2020TIME
But he walked up and down the room and forced himself to listen, though he could scarcely bear it, I could see.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Instead of giving you a chance to say, "He has made a mistake," he forced you to say, "He has shown how to get out of a mistake."
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
A lineman was sent out to repair it under escort of civil guards, who were forced by the rebels to retire.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
"I will," gruffly replied the man, with a look which showed that he was sorry to be forced to choose the second alternative.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He stepped to the girl, and roughly raised her chin with his hand so that she was forced to look him in the face.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Spontaneous gaiety was gone out of his cousin, whose attempts to be his normal self became forced and unsuccessful.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO FORCED

  • defiled
  • deflowered
  • despoiled
  • forced
  • raped
  • violated
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