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  • verbbully
  • nounpower

synonyms for strong-arm

  • browbeat
  • coerce
  • intimidate
  • terrorize
  • assault
  • force
  • violence

antonyms for strong-arm

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    How to use strong-arm in a sentence

    She skilfully manages the side-lights, and by this means produces strong effects.
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    In Luke it is said, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom.”
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    Between South and North, the probabilities of a serious, and no very distant rupture, are strong and manifest.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO STRONG-ARM

    • blackmailed
    • confiscated
    • depleted
    • drained
    • exhausted
    • extracted
    • fleeced
    • impoverished
    • leeched
    • milked
    • mulcted
    • overcharged
    • pauperized
    • put the screws to
    • rooked
    • sapped
    • skinned
    • squeezed
    • stole
    • strong-armed
    • stuck
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