Power used to overcome resistance
She searched his gaze and responded with irritation, "If coercion is willing, then yes."
The coercion of Spain resulted in a peace by which Charles obtained Sicily in exchange for Sardinia.
He refused to join Napoleon in any proposal for the coercion of Austria or the limitation of her armaments.
The school bully used coercion to force the other kids to give him their lunch money.
Henry, however, seems to have believed as much in the coercion of Scotland as in the conciliation of Ireland.