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arm-twisting definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: persuasion by the use of direct personal pressure; "some gentle arm-twisting produced the desired result"; "no amount of arm-twisting will get me to agree"

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1948 the use of direct personal pressure in order to achieve a desired end <for all the arm-twisting, the…vote on the measure was unexpectedly tight — Newsweek> • arm-twist verb




 


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