"forcing" in the verb sense
1. coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
"She forced him to take a job in the city"
"He squeezed her for information"
2. impel, force
urge or force (a person) to an action constrain or motivate
3. push, force
move with force
"He pushed the table into a corner"
4. force, thrust
impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
"She forced her diet fads on him"
5. wedge, squeeze, force
squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
"I squeezed myself into the corner"
6. force, drive, ram
force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
"She rammed her mind into focus"
"He drives me mad"
do forcibly exert force
"Don't force it!"
8. storm, force
take by force
"Storm the fort"
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