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See definition of forcing on Dictionary.com
  • as inpenetrating
  • as inpressing
  • as inrequiring
  • as inpenetration
  • as inpush

synonyms for forcing

  • biting
  • piercing
  • trenchant
  • carrying
  • clear-cut
  • crisp
  • cutting
  • edged
  • entering
  • infiltrating
  • permeating
  • pointed
  • shrill
  • going through
  • ingoing
  • intrusive
  • passing through
  • penetrant
  • pervasive
  • pungent
  • sharp
  • strong
  • infiltration
  • seepage
  • diffusion
  • entrance
  • ingress
  • insertion
  • invasion
  • osmosis
  • perforation
  • thrusting
  • piercing
  • stabbing
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antonyms for forcing

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  • kind
  • nice
  • weak
  • soft
  • blunt
  • dull
  • idiotic
  • senseless
  • stupid
  • unintelligent
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How to use forcing in a sentence

Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The water-piston is 10 inches in diameter, drawing and forcing 35 feet perpendicular, equal beam.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Forcing himself to believe that he had been the victim of some kind of illusory perception, he vigorously restrained his feelings.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
During the operations which ended in the enemy forcing the Adda, his division got isolated from the main body.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
England has sinned against India by forcing free trade upon her.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
The significance of these discoveries was long in forcing itself upon the attention of scientific men.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
"Come nearer, Tatsu San," he whispered, forcing his face into the distortion of a smile.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Carven was a big man and he was forcing the valet to look down at Harry Duggin's dead face.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
She surprised him at the moment when he was forcing open a casket, and struck him a blow with her riding whip.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
A few hundred men attempted to defend the town, but it was carried by forcing open the gate, and plundered.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FORCING

  • acute
  • burning
  • claiming
  • clamant
  • clamorous
  • compelling
  • constraining
  • critical
  • crucial
  • crying
  • demanding
  • dire
  • distressing
  • exacting
  • exigent
  • forcing
  • heat-on
  • high-priority
  • hurry-up
  • immediate
  • imperative
  • importunate
  • insistent
  • instant
  • life-and-death
  • obliging
  • requiring
  • serious
  • vital
  • biting
  • carrying
  • clear-cut
  • crisp
  • cutting
  • edged
  • entering
  • forcing
  • going through
  • infiltrating
  • ingoing
  • intrusive
  • passing through
  • penetrant
  • permeating
  • pervasive
  • piercing
  • pointed
  • pungent
  • sharp
  • shrill
  • strong
  • trenchant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.