adverb see forcible

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Forcibly — For ci*bly, adv. In a forcible manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forcibly — [adv] against one’s will by force, coercively, compulsorily, effectively, energetically, hard, mightily, powerfully, strongly, under protest, vigorously; concepts 544,548 Ant. noncompulsorily, weakly …   New thesaurus

  • forcibly — for|ci|bly [ˈfo:sıbli US ˈfo:rs ] adv 1.) using physical force ▪ The police threatened to have protestors forcibly removed . 2.) in a way that has a strong clear effect = ↑powerfully ▪ The case was forcibly put by the speaker …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • forcibly — adv. Forcibly is used with these verbs: ↑deport, ↑eject, ↑evict, ↑exile, ↑expel, ↑impose, ↑incorporate, ↑prevent, ↑remind, ↑remove, ↑repatriate, ↑res …   Collocations dictionary

  • forcibly — forcible ► ADJECTIVE ▪ done by force. DERIVATIVES forcibly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • forcibly — adverb in a forcible manner keep in mind the dangers of imposing our own values and prejudices too forcibly • Derived from adjective: ↑forcible …   Useful english dictionary

  • forcibly — See forcibleness. * * * …   Universalium

  • forcibly — adverb in a forcible manner …   Wiktionary

  • forcibly — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. coercively, compulsorily, against one s will, effectively; see vigorously , violently 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb With intense energy and force: energetically, forcefully, hard, powerfully, vigorously. Idioms:… …   English dictionary for students

  • forcibly — adv. vigorously; forcefully; with strength or force; violently …   English contemporary dictionary

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