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    strong-arm

    strong-arm - Dictionary definition and meaning for word strong-arm

    Definition
    (verb) handle roughly
    Example Sentence
    • He was strong-armed by the policemen
    Definition
    (verb) be bossy towards
    Example Sentence
    • Her big brother always bullied her when she was young
    Definition
    (verb) use physical force against
    Example Sentence
    • They strong-armed me when I left the restaurant
    Definition
    (adj) impelled by physical force especially against resistance
    Synonyms : forcible , physical
    Example Sentence
    • forcible entry
    • a real cop would get physical
    • strong-arm tactics
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