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  1. arm-twisting(noun)

    persuasion by the use of direct personal pressure

    "some gentle arm-twisting produced the desired result"; "no amount of arm-twisting will get me to agree"

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  1. Scott Stewart:

    We are not going to see any major break in these heavily Sunni areas in Iraq until the U.S. is able to get the Sunnis back on board. And that is also going to involve some arm-twisting on the Shia leadership in order for them to give a little bit to the Sunnis.

  2. Neal Barnard:

    The study made the determination based on what it called sufficient evidence from epidemiological studies that eating processed meat causes colorectal cancer. A generation ago, America tackled tobacco. It took time and a lot of arm-twisting, but eventually cigarettes were banned from airports, restaurants, hospitals, and even the teachers' lounge in every school in the country, Dr. Neal Barnard, founder and president of PCRM said in aninterview with Vice.Today, the issue is food. Neal Barnard, who earned Neal Barnard M.D. from George Washington University, argues for a variety of policy changes including implementing plant-based diets and ending animal-based research. Scientifically, there is no argument. Everybody knows we should n’t be serving this stuff to children.

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