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duress
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
compulsory force or threat
  • Mr. Merriweather, a faithful Methodist under duress, apparently saw nothing personal in singing, "Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me..."  It was the general opinion of Maycomb, however, that Mrs. Merriweather had sobered him up and made a reasonably useful citizen of him.
    p. 308.6
duress = pressure (in this case, pressure from his wife)
There are no more uses of "duress" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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