Sentence Examples


  • Whether through peer pressure or duress, Testimony has become a four-letter word among a powerful coterie of American writers.
  • Only some of these messages need be divulged under legal duress, the other messages will be plausibly deniable.
  • Recently courts have started to recognize a defense of duress of circumstances that would achieve many of the same results.
  • Audition: the act of putting oneself under extreme duress to satisfy the sadistic intentions of someone who has already made up his mind.
  • Under economic duress, occupational distinctions between the two have tended to disappear.

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