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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 ?
Next, he took me forcibly by the hand, and, tapping my cheek, said that I was very good-looking, and that he greatly liked the dimples in my face (God only knows what he meant
Never did the metal voice vibrate more forcibly through the heart of any man than did the last stroke, marking the ninth hour, through the heart of Cornelius.
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.
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.
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.
Of this Jones might be said to have taken a very large dose, and it operated very forcibly upon him.
he shrieked in his shrill voice, which pitched a note higher than usual even, and his big hands clutching her by the arm so violently that red marks were left from the bracelet he was squeezing, he forcibly sat her down in her place.
He was a person of very striking aspect, with a white, lofty, and impending brow; large, brown, melancholy eyes, and a mouth which, unless when he forcibly compressed it, was apt to be tremulous, expressing both nervous sensibility and a vast power of self restraint.
In this second encounter, the Templar aimed at the centre of his antagonist's shield, and struck it so fair and forcibly, that his spear went to shivers, and the Disinherited Knight reeled in his saddle.
In the Senate Chamber of the ancient Republic we wearied our eyes with staring at acres of historical paintings by Tintoretto and Paul Veronese, but nothing struck us forcibly except the one thing that strikes all strangers forcibly--a black square in the midst of a gallery of portraits.
It was a contrast which recommended him most forcibly to her mother.