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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • "I imagine that they would want you to turn your considerable talents to coercion, torture, and murder," said Dumbledore.
  • He is much more accomplished at Occlumency than poor Morfin Gaunt, and I would be astonished if he has not carried an antidote to Veritaserum with him ever since I coerced him into giving me this travesty of a recollection.

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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.

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