Efforcing
Efforce Ef*force, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Efforced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Efforcing}.] [OF. esforcier (F. s'efforcer to exert one's self), LL. exforciare; L. ex + fortis strong. See {Force}.] To force; to constrain; to compel to yield. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • Efforce — Ef*force, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Efforced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Efforcing}.] [OF. esforcier (F. s efforcer to exert one s self), LL. exforciare; L. ex + fortis strong. See {Force}.] To force; to constrain; to compel to yield. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Efforced — Efforce Ef*force, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Efforced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Efforcing}.] [OF. esforcier (F. s efforcer to exert one s self), LL. exforciare; L. ex + fortis strong. See {Force}.] To force; to constrain; to compel to yield. [Obs.] Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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