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forceful

adjective uk   /ˈfɔːs.fəl/ us    /ˈfɔːrs-/
C2 expressing opinions strongly and demanding attention or action: The opposition leader led a very forceful attack on the government in parliament this morning. She has a very forceful personality which will serve her well in politics.Strong-willed
forcefully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
He argued forcefully that stricter laws were necessary to deal with the problem.Strong-willed
forcefulness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
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