Duress in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Duress

force or threats meant to make someone do something

Examples of Duress in a sentence

The judge overturned the case because the defendant’s attorney proved that his client’s confession had been given under duress.  πŸ”Š

The vet said Scampi was licking her nose because she was stressed out, but I didn’t think she had been under any duress.  πŸ”Š

I think Claire was under duress when she signed the agreement; she never would have voluntarily accepted those conditions.  πŸ”Š

There are plenty of stories of how people can suddenly acquire superhuman strength when under duress.  πŸ”Š

The mental duress of the unrelenting interrogation caused the suspect to break down sobbing.  πŸ”Š

An actor needs a thick skin in order to withstand the duress of one audition after another.  πŸ”Š

After her daughter’s long illness, the family was under economic duress, compelling the bank teller to steal a few large bills from the vault.  πŸ”Š

The severe duress of having an alcoholic father made Shelley leave home when she was only fifteen.  πŸ”Š

This attorney is not above placing a witness under duress to maintain his record for the most cases won.  πŸ”Š

Studies have shown that a person under duress experiences a drastic change in body chemistry.  πŸ”Š

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