Examples of forceful in a Sentence
He has a very forceful personality.
She's a confident and forceful leader.
They have made a forceful argument in favor of changing the system.
The government has threatened to use more forceful measures if necessary.
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At the moment, this year’s MSU squad isn’t as fluid and forceful as Izzo’s team was two years ago.
Anchored by Keough’s enigmatic and forceful performance, the first season was a fascinating but chilly exploration of a character rejecting every preconception of how women are supposed to feel and behave.
Admittedly, America has never been especially forceful about promoting human rights and democracy in South-East Asia.
For the most part, no one step China has taken in recent years would seem provocative enough to warrant a forceful military response by the United States.
Despite that raw anger, most of the two days of protests that have occurred have been forceful but non-violent.
Taken together, the two chapters of Ibaka’s underwhelming 2016-17 season strongly suggest that his most effective and forceful days are behind him.
Hoover, who is also the offensive coordinator at Bishop Miege, wanted Lock’s front foot to be more forceful as the quarterback stomped, planted it and revved the ball toward a target.
Discriminatory policing is an ongoing scandal that deserves forceful condemnation, but, as this timely and important book suggests, prejudice alone does not account for the manifest injustices in law enforcement and criminal justice.
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First Known Use of forceful
Synonymscompelling, conclusive, convincing, decisive, effective, cogent, persuasive, satisfying, strong, telling
Antonymsinconclusive, indecisive, ineffective, uncompelling, unconvincing, unpersuasive
Related Wordsauthoritative, definitive; sound, valid, well-founded; important, significant, weighty; material, pertinent, relevant
Near Antonymsgroundless, invalid, shaky, unfounded, unsound; inconsequential, insignificant, unimportant; immaterial, irrelevant; feeble, weak
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