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  • 1compel obedience — index enforce Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2compel — com•pel [[t]kəmˈpɛl[/t]] v. t. pelled, pel•ling 1) to force or drive, esp. to a course of action: His unruliness compels us to dismiss him[/ex] 2) to secure or bring about by force or power: to compel obedience[/ex] 3) archaic to drive together;… …

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  • 3Obedience — O*be di*ence, n. [F. ob[ e]dience, L. obedientia, oboedientia. See {Obedient}, and cf. {Obeisance}.] 1. The act of obeying, or the state of being obedient; compliance with that which is required by authority; subjection to rightful restraint or… …

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  • 4compel — verb 1) he compelled them to leave their land Syn: force, pressure, press, push, urge; dragoon, browbeat, bully, intimidate, strong arm; oblige, require, make; informal lean on, put the screws on 2) they can compel compliance …

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  • 5Canonical obedience — Obedience O*be di*ence, n. [F. ob[ e]dience, L. obedientia, oboedientia. See {Obedient}, and cf. {Obeisance}.] 1. The act of obeying, or the state of being obedient; compliance with that which is required by authority; subjection to rightful… …

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  • 6Passive obedience — Obedience O*be di*ence, n. [F. ob[ e]dience, L. obedientia, oboedientia. See {Obedient}, and cf. {Obeisance}.] 1. The act of obeying, or the state of being obedient; compliance with that which is required by authority; subjection to rightful… …

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  • 7enforce obedience — index constrain (compel), force (coerce), rule (govern) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8political system — Introduction       the set of formal legal institutions that constitute a “government” or a “ state.” This is the definition adopted by many studies of the legal or constitutional arrangements of advanced political orders. More broadly defined,… …

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  • 9enforce — en·force vt en·forced, en·forc·ing: to cause to take effect or to be fulfilled enforcing the divorce decree Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation U.S. Constitution amend. XIX Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …

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  • 10com|pel´ler — com|pel «kuhm PEHL», transitive verb, pelled, pel|ling. 1. to drive or urge with force; force: »Rain compelled us to stop our ball game. Circumstances compel us to economize. 2. to bring about by force; command: »A policeman can compel obedience… …

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  • 11com|pel´la|ble — com|pel «kuhm PEHL», transitive verb, pelled, pel|ling. 1. to drive or urge with force; force: »Rain compelled us to stop our ball game. Circumstances compel us to economize. 2. to bring about by force; command: »A policeman can compel obedience… …

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  • 12com|pel — «kuhm PEHL», transitive verb, pelled, pel|ling. 1. to drive or urge with force; force: »Rain compelled us to stop our ball game. Circumstances compel us to economize. 2. to bring about by force; command: »A policeman can compel obedience to the… …

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  • 13enforce — en•force [[t]ɛnˈfɔrs, ˈfoʊrs[/t]] v. t. forced, forc•ing 1) to put or keep in force; compel obedience to: to enforce a law[/ex] 2) to obtain by force or compulsion; compel: to enforce obedience[/ex] 3) to impose (a course of action) upon a person …

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  • 14Lasso of Truth — Artwork for the cover of Wonder Woman vol. 2, 186 (Dec, 2002).Prominently featuring the Lasso of Truth. Art by Adam Hughes. Publication information Publisher DC …

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  • 15command — 1. noun /kəˈmɑːnd,kəˈmænd/ a) An order, a compelling task given to an inferior or a machine. I was given a command to cease shooting. b) The right or authority to order, control or dispose of; the right to be obeyed or to compel obedience. to… …

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  • 16enforce the laws — v. impose and compel the laws; compel obedience to the laws …

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  • 17enforce — v. a. 1. Give force to, urge with energy, set forth strongly, impress on the mind. 2. Put in execution, put in force, compel obedience to, have executed or obeyed. 3. Constrain, compel, oblige, force, require …

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  • 18The Subjection of Women — is the title of an essay written by John Stuart Mill in 1869, possibly jointly with his wife Harriet Taylor Mill, stating an argument in favor of equality between the sexes. At the time it was published, this essay was an affront to European… …

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  • 19Elizabeth I — (Elizabeth Tudor) 1533 1603, queen of England 1558 1603 (successor of Mary I; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn). * * * born Sept. 7, 1533, Greenwich, near London, Eng. died March 24, 1603, Richmond, Surrey Queen of England (1558–1603).… …

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  • 20enforce — enforceable, adj. enforceability, n. enforcedly /en fawr sid lee, fohr /, adv. enforcer, n. enforcive, adj. /en fawrs , fohrs /, v.t., enforced, enforcing. 1. to put or keep in force; compel obedience to: to enforce a rule; Traffic laws will be… …

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