strong-armed


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strong-arm

(strông′ärm′) Informal
adj.
Using physical force or coercion: strong-arm tactics.
tr.v. strong-armed, strong-arm·ing, strong-arms
1. To use physical force or coercion against.
2. To rob by force.
Translations

strong-armed

[ˈstrɒŋˈɑːmd] ADJde brazos fuertes
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The balloon was swaying gently to and fro in the morning breeze; the sand-bags that had held it down were now replaced by some twenty strong-armed sailors, and Captain Bennet and his officers were present to witness the solemn departure of their friends.
If it had been Tertius who stood opposite to her, that look of misery would have been a pang to him, and he would have sunk by her side to comfort her, with that strong-armed comfort which, she had often held very cheap.
Prosecutors in Farmington, Missouri, are treating the push as an assault charging him with strong-armed robbery - and looking for a sentence to 30 years to life.
He recently strong-armed the passage of a plan to "end social promotion" by retaining third graders who score at the lowest level of a standardized test given in that grade.
I was basically strong-armed by the school system to either put my 10-year-old daughter Ashley on Ritalin or enroll her in a behavior modification class.
The Rita-Betty scenario dovetails and eventually intersects with the travails of Adam (Justin Theroux), an impulsive film director who is being strong-armed by thuggish producers to cast a female lead against his will.
According to the latest Israeli-Palestinian agreement, strong-armed by U.