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duress

noun

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the use of power to impose one's will on another
  • complied with the order only under duress

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“Duress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/duress. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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