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arm-twisting

arm-twist·ing

arm-twisting

 
pronunciation:
arm twI stIng
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) the use of unrelenting or unethical pressure in an effort to persuade someone to do something.
My mind is made up, so you can stop your arm-twisting.The politician's arm-twisting pushed the bill through the legislature.
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derivation: arm-twister (n.)