The one-child policy means the child has to be killed, whether it is forced or coerced through pressure.
Several now claim Coles was the killer and that they were coerced by police threats into testifying against Davis.
Her mother, from the United States, had been coerced by friends into organizing the operation.
This is not the conduct of one coerced or entrapped into crime.
He talked to The Daily Beast's Lynn Sherr about the explosion in human trafficking and the shocking black market of coerced work.
Driven, lured, coerced, these Aryan tribes have inundated the earth.
Sheep should be humored rather than hurried; coaxed, rather than coerced.
At least he would not be coerced and threatened into betraying his secret.
He is compromised, coerced, by the elements of language; but what of that?
A lunatic—at one time frantic, chained, coerced with blows; at others, mild and peaceable.
mid-15c., cohercen, from Middle French cohercer, from Latin coercere "to control, restrain, shut up together," from com- "together" (see co-) + arcere "to enclose, confine, contain, ward off," from PIE *ark- "to hold, contain, guard" (see arcane). Related: Coerced; coercing. No record of the word between late 15c. and mid-17c.; its reappearance 1650s is perhaps a back-formation from coercion.