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Forcible - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)

FORCIBLE, a.

1. Powerful; strong; mighty; as a punishment forcible to bridle sin.

2. Violent; impetuous; driving forward with force; as a forcible stream.

3. Efficacious; active; powerful.

Sweet smells are most forcible in dry substances when broken.

4. Powerful; acting with force; impressive; as forcible words or arguments.

5. Containing force; acting by violence; as forcible means.

6. Done by force; suffered by force. The abdication of James, his advocates hold to have been forcible.

7. Valid; binding; obligatory. [Not used.]

8. In law, forcible entry is an actual violent entry into houses or lands.

Forcible detainer, is a violent withholding of the lands, _c. of another from his possession.

Forcible abduction, is the act of taking away wrongfully, as a child without the consent of the father, a ward without the consent of the guardian, or any person contrary to his or her will.

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