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forceful

force·ful

forceful

pronunciation:
fors fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having power, force, or effectiveness.
a forceful blowShe is a forceful speaker.
synonyms:
dynamic, effective, emphatic, energetic, potent, powerful, strong, vigorous
antonyms:
feeble, thin
similar words:
aggressive, ardent, cogent, expressive, heavy, high, impulsive, mighty, persuasive, puissant, robust, solid, telling, trenchant, virile
derivations: forcefully (adv.), forcefulness (n.)
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