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forc·i·ble

 (fôr′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Effected against resistance through the use of force: The police used forcible restraint in order to subdue the assailant.
2. Characterized by force; powerful.

forc′i·bly adv.
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Adv.1.forcibly - in a forcible manner; "keep in mind the dangers of imposing our own values and prejudices too forcibly"

forcibly

adverb by force, compulsorily, under protest, against your will, under compulsion, by main force, willy-nilly They were forcibly removed from his office.

forcibly

adverb
With intense energy and force:
Idioms: hammer and tongs, tooth and nail, with might and main.
Translations

forcibly

[ˈfɔːsəblɪ] ADV
1. (= by force) [remove, restrain, separate] → a la fuerza, por la fuerza
2. (= effectively) [express, argue] → de forma contundente, convincentemente

forcibly

[ˈfɔːrsəbli] adv
(= by force) → par la force
(= vigorously) → énergiquement

forcibly

adv
(= by force) remove, restrain, separategewaltsam, mit Gewalt; to feed somebody forciblyjdn zwangsernähren
(= powerfully)eindringlich; argue, expresseindringlich, nachdrücklich; what struck me most forcibly about this incident was …was mir an diesem Zwischenfall am meisten auffiel, war …; this was brought home to me forcibly when …das wurde mir in vollem Ausmaß bewusst, als …

forcibly

[ˈfɔːsəblɪ] adv (by force, take) → con la forza; (vigorously, argue) → energicamente, vigorosamente
References in classic literature ?
Now if ever, occurred an eligible opportunity for `going to the devil', as he once forcibly expressed it, for he had plenty of money and nothing to do, and Satan is proverbially fond of providing employment for full and idle hands.
Cutters all over the world; sometimes founding new religions, sometimes being forcibly fed--easily recognizable, even when superficially tamed.
Pontellier most forcibly was their entire absence of prudery.
She reminded him of the mother who bore him, and dwelt forcibly on the happiness she must feel in possessing such a son.
Elsewhere the house was filled with ornaments and decorations that in their incongruity forcibly recalled the gilded plate-glass mirrors of the bedroom in the old cabin.
Neither was what we call the moral nature so forcibly awakened as to present itself in remarkable prominence.
Many characteristics -- and those, too, which contribute not the least forcibly to impart resemblance in a sketch -- must have vanished, or been obscured, before I met the General.
But it was especially the aspect of the three chief officers of the ship, the mates, which was most forcibly calculated to allay these colorless misgivings, and induce confidence and cheerfulness in every presentment of the voyage.
But in the great Sperm Whale, this high and mighty god-like dignity inherent in the brow is so immensely amplified, that gazing on it, in that full front view, you feel the Deity and the dread powers more forcibly than in beholding any other object in living nature.
The result brought back to my mind, very forcibly, a circumstance which I had not thought of before for twelve years.
Harriet had not surmised her own danger, but the idea of it struck her forcibly.
It was a contrast which recommended him most forcibly to her mother.