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Strong-arm

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Definition

strong-arm (method): violent, intimidating, brutal (method)
adjective
strong-arm tactics methods involving force and threats

to strong-arm somebody into doing something: to intimidate somebody into doing something, to force somebody into doing something
idiom
I don't appreciate you strong-arming me into signing this contract. I don't like the fact that you intimidated me into doing it.

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