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synonyms for forceful
- ball of fire
- coming on strong
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How to use forceful in a sentence
While it’s telling that his label is suspending him “indefinitely,” leaving room for him to return at any time, the instant condemnation from the industry is forceful enough that some in Nashville are skeptical how Wallen can come back from this.Country star Morgan Wallen suspended by record label, dropped by hundreds of radio stations after using racial slur | Emily Yahr | February 3, 2021 | Washington Post
Being a follower of a fringe-right group like QAnon or Proud Boys isn't inherently illegal — they've done nothing wrong until they become a part of a violent or forceful conspiracy.Why domestic terrorists are so hard to police online | Sara Fischer | January 20, 2021 | Axios
It requires a combination of forceful behavior and diplomacy.Q&A: Former Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker talks America’s R&D problem, taxes, and the country’s economic outlook | rhhackettfortune | October 11, 2020 | Fortune
A day later, she called for a broader, more forceful response.Trump’s ABC News town hall: Four Pinocchios, over and over again | Glenn Kessler | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
Moreover, the trend is further fueled by Washington stepping back from its historic role as a forceful advocate for democracy abroad.
Allen met every one of his arguments with a forceful counterargument.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ | Peter Guralnick | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The further forward bare-boned science goes, however, the more forceful the counter- response.Honey Boo Boo, Snake Oil, and Ebola: The Weird World of Young Living Essential Oils | Kent Sepkowitz | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were engaged in a forceful and effective campaign to keep this information from Congress, the press and the American people.
Always spare, often forceful, Ryan Adams alternates tough pop songs with tender, unsparing ballads.
For the minority who want conflict, they will get a forceful answer from the Ukrainian authorities.Pro-Russian Protesters in East Ukraine Laugh at Kiev’s Threats | David Patrikarakos | April 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
First of all is the forceful utterance of the stressed syllable; the Provençal has post-tonic syllables, unlike the sister-speech.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
He used forceful language to arouse interest in reforms in which only a minority of the Virginians believed at the time.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
“What right have you or Major Kinnaird——” she began, but Weston checked her with a little forceful gesture.The Gold Trail | Harold Bindloss
Another personality looked out from the deep-set, somnolent, gray eyes; a personality resolute, forceful and quietly alert.Average Jones | Samuel Hopkins Adams
The subjects are varied, and present Tolstoy's well-known views in his always forceful manner.Tolstoy on Shakespeare | Leo Tolstoy
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