Examples of forcible in a Sentence
the forcible removal of the rioters
Recent Examples of forcible from the Web
Mecklenburg County jail records show Williams charged with kidnapping, first degree forcible rape, first degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a fire arm and first degree trespassing.
Catchers who routinely make unnecessary and forcible contact with a runner attempting to slide (e.g., by initiating contact using a knee, shin guard, elbow or forearm) may be subject to discipline by the League President.
Borjas was charged Tuesday with two counts each of murder and forcible rape, and one count of kidnapping and was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon.
Not over the loss of my savant status, which was never plausible, but because of my forcible reassignment as an aesthetic drone.
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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
1 : got, made, or done by physical power a forcible entrance
2 : showing a lot of strength or energy forcible statements
Legal Definition of forcible
: effected by force or threat of force used against opposition or resistance a forcible felony
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