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forcible

adjective forc·ible \ˈfr-sə-bəl\

: made or done by physical force or violence

Full Definition of FORCIBLE

1
:  effected by force used against opposition or resistance
2
:  characterized by force, efficiency, or energy :  powerful
forc·ible·ness noun
forc·ibly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of FORCIBLE

  1. the forcible removal of the rioters

First Known Use of FORCIBLE

15th century

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