The Vatican prelature known as Opus Dei is a deeply devout Catholic sect that has been the topic of recent controversy due to reports of brainwashing, coercion, and a dangerous practice known as "corporal mortification."
There are no more uses of "coerce" in the book.
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It is better to convince than to coerce.
The legislative bodies debated about what techniques could be used by the CIA to coerce a suspect into talking.