"I surrender it to force majeure," she said, as Daphne took it from her.
And Geordie obeyed like a child in the presence of force majeure.
The police and customs officers were confronted with force majeure and submitted without show of resistance.
Then you came in—and by force majeure compelled me to give it all up!'
Jesup was very rich, and very eager to bring the whole nation up to grace by force majeure.
The issue was decided by force majeure in the shape of a wretched weed that destroyed the crop.
Kitty would certainly have betrayed her husband but for the force majeure arrayed against her.
It is as though they were controlled by the finest tact, as by a force majeure, even in their intuition of colour.
They would acknowledge no law nor restraint and seem to have had force majeure on their side.
It may be that this species of force majeure was not wholly unwelcome to the Chinese.
1883, French, literally "superior strength."