forcefully forcefully  /ˈfɔrsfə li/


  • (adv) with full force


  1. She took a big job as the program officer for women and employment at the Ford Foundation, and she spoke up forcefully at staff meetings.
  2. No one championed O'Connor more forcefully than her longtime Arizona friend, Senator Barry.
  3. And with her counterparts in the G-20, she has forcefully advocated for greater adherence to international standards, ensuring a race to the top rather than the bottom.


  1. Man charged with beating & holding girlfriend at NW suburban home

    A 26-year-old Arlington Heights man is being held on $100,000 bond, charged with the domestic battery of his girlfriend and forcefully preventing her from leaving the northwest suburban home.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX News Chicago

  2. Play of Jose Iglesias could lead to Stephen Drew trade

    Jose Iglesias isn’t just giving John Farrell options. He’s giving them to Ben Cherington, too. The trade deadline remains six weeks away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about what the Sox need and what they could trade to get it. There was a time when Iglesias would’ve served as bait. But by forcefully stating his case for regular playing time, he’s making a good player expendable ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Ivory Coast's drive to reclaim national parks may hit cocoa output

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - A drive by Ivory Coast authorities to reclaim land in national parks on which about 2,000 farmers have planted crops could hurt output of cocoa in the world's top producing nation, exporters said. Some 100 farmers were forcefully removed from plantations last week in the cocoa-producing region of Sassandra in the south of the country after the government said it planned to ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "It's lovely to receive an award from your own union, especially at a time when we are being so forcefully reminded how important unions are," Christie said in one of several comments on Sunday about the bitter dispute between Hollywood...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Julie Christie Source: Ottawa Citizen

  2. "In the interim, we are going to move forcefully for a UN sanctions regime," Obama said. "Do we have unanimity in the international community on sanctions? Not yet. And that's something that we have to work on."
    on Mar 30, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Guardian (blog)

  3. Pakistanis "need to speak out forcefully against a policy that is ceding more and more territory to the [Taliban]," Clinton said, underscoring "the seriousness of the existential threat posed to the state of Pakistan by the continuing...
    on Apr 22, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Daily Times

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