Coerce – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Coerce – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Coerce: (Verb) /koʊˈɜːrs/

Definition:

to force someone to do something they do not want to do by threatening them

Synonyms: 

Force, Compel, Press

Collocation: 

Coerce somebody into (doing) something

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“In many cases, young women are coerced or bribed into relationships with older men.”
“They may assert, for instance, that crucial evidence was covered up or a confession was coerced.

For IELTS Writing:
” This gives the workforce both a much greater capacity to coerce management and a consciousness of its collective power, claims Mallet.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: coincidental, commitment, debased, collapsed, comparable, competent, coercion, compensatory, communal, collaborate.

  1. Of course, some of the most powerful political regimes are masterful at using both illusion and _________.
  2. Furthermore, the public is told that ail similarities to dolphins are purely ______________.
  3. One solution to this problem is for two or more classes to _____________ on a project
  4. The economy had _______________: according to the World Bank, half the population earned less than $ 220 a year.
  5. If we say we know something, a personal and responsible ___________ to what we know is assumed in our claim.
  6. The gens was the _____________ group which Marx, following Morgan, considered as ante-dating all known history.
  7. For instance, most birds considerably outlive mammals of _____________ size.
  8. He was awarded $ 335, 000 in ________________ damages and $ 300, 617 in punitive damages.
  9. All three were highly ____________, but their ambitions overrode their talent.
  10. By adding base metals, the leaders __________ the currency, hurting its value, and fueling inflation.

Answer key:

  1. coercion
  2. coincidental
  3. collaborate
  4. collapsed.
  5. commitment.
  6. communal.
  7. comparable.
  8. compensatory.
  9. competent.
  10. debased.

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