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coerce
used in Freakonomics

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Definition
force to do — possibly  by physical, moral or intellectual means
  • His solution may not always be pretty—it may involve coercion or exorbitant penalties or the violation of civil liberties—but the original problem, rest assured, will be fixed.
    p. 16.5

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