V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

I. GENERAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

Compulsion.

[Nouns] compulsion, coercion, coaction, constraint, duress, enforcement, press, conscription.

force; brute force, main force, physical force; the sword, ultima ratio; club law, lynch law, mob law, arguementum baculinum, le droit du plus fort, martial law.

restraint [more]; necessity [more]; force majeure; Hobson's choice.

[Verbs] compel, force, make, drive, coerce, constrain, enforce, necessitate, oblige.

force upon, press; cram down the throat, thrust down the throat, force down the throat; say it must be done, make a point of, insist upon, take no denial; put down, dragoon.

extort, wring from; put on the screws, turn on the screw; drag into; bind, bind over; pin down, tie down; require, tax, put in force; commandeer; restrain [more].

[Adjectives] compelling; coercive, coactive; inexorable [more]; compulsory, compulsatory; obligatory, stringent, peremptory.

forcible, not to be trifled with; irresistible [more]; compelled; fain to.

[Adverbs] by force, by force of arms; on compulsion, perforce; vi et armis, under the lash; at the point of the sword, at the point of the bayonet; forcibly; by a strong arm.

under protest, in spite of one's teeth; against one's will [more]; nolens volens (of necessity) [more]; by stress of circumstances, by stress of weather; under press of, under pressure of; de rigueur.

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