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Synonyms for strong-arm

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  1. forcible, physical, strong-arm(verb)

    impelled by physical force especially against resistance

    "forcible entry"; "a real cop would get physical"; "strong-arm tactics"

    Synonyms:
    forcible, physical

    Antonyms:
    forceless, unforceful

  2. strong-arm(verb)

    handle roughly

    "He was strong-armed by the policemen"

    Synonyms:
    hector, bullyrag, ballyrag, browbeat, bully, push around, boss around

    Antonyms:
    forceless, unforceful

  3. strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around(verb)

    be bossy towards

    "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"

    Synonyms:
    hector, push around, boss around, bullyrag, bully, swagger, browbeat, ballyrag

    Antonyms:
    forceless, unforceful

  4. strong-arm(verb)

    use physical force against

    "They strong-armed me when I left the restaurant"

    Synonyms:
    hector, bullyrag, ballyrag, browbeat, bully, push around, boss around

    Antonyms:
    unforceful, forceless

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How to say strong-arm in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1269physical
#18365hector
#20516bully
#42172forcible
#64843swagger
#207297browbeat

How to use strong-arm in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Bonavolonta:

    The strong-arm tactics the FBI has seen in this case are egregious, and our investigation is far from over, today's arrests should send a message to those who think they can get away with manipulating the system that they better think twice.

  2. Melissa Klein:

    This is intimidation and bullying - that’s exactly what it is, They are trying to strong-arm me into handing over $135,000 to the two girls and if I win on appeal - they will never pay me back.

  3. Cathy Schultz:

    It's a strong-arm tactic...almost like political extortion.

  4. Tom Mshindi:

    This is, in our view, intimidation, we don't expect this government to resort to these kinds of strong-arm tactics to try and intimidate us.

  5. Ed Henry:

    He was using his office to basically blackmail and strong-arm individuals into not disclosing any of his extramarital affairs.

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