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coerced

[ koh-ursd ]
/ koʊˈɜrsd /
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adjective
forced or compelled through intimidation or authority, especially without regard for individual volition: A judge decided that key evidence, obtained from a coerced 14-year-old boy, was unreliable.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of coerce.
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Origin of coerced

OTHER WORDS FROM coerced

un·co·erced, adjective
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