Examples of forcible in a Sentence
the forcible removal of the rioters
Recent Examples of forcible from the Web
The women reported a broader range of incidents, from catcalls to forcible rape, and their accounts, unlike the men’s, were shot through with either actual or perceived threats of violence.
He was issued a ticket in January for refusing to cut his hair and was ordered to cut it by March 1 or face discipline and a forcible cutting, according to court documents.
That history includes the forcible removal of native children from their families to be educated in boarding schools – which in some ways helped prepare them for service.
Trump officials working on North Korea have developed the odd consensus that Pyongyang will use its nuclear arsenal to attempt a forcible reunification with South Korea.
In the past, Yezidis who left their religion—even through forcible conversion—couldn’t return to the faith.
Jurors voted 11-1 to convict John Michael Neuhart II of assault with intent to commit rape during a burglary and attempted forcible rape last year.
In the course of planning and carrying out their forcible intimidation, domestic terrorists commit many state crimes.
Around such reassuring language and symbols and in the event of some redoubtable setback to national prestige, Americans might support an enterprise of forcible national reunification, regeneration, and purification.
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First Known Use of forcible
FORCIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forcible for English Language Learners
: made or done by physical force or violence
FORCIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of forcible for Students
- a forcible entrance
- forcible statements
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