enforce (v.) Old form(s): enforc'd, inforce
emphasize, urge, lay stress upon
AC V.ii.125[Caesar to Cleopatra] We will extenuate rather than enforce [i.e. your frailties]
Cor II.iii.218[Sicinius to Citizens, of Coriolanus] Enforce his pride
Cor III.iii.3[Brutus to Sicinius, of Coriolanus] Enforce him with his envy to the people
JC III.ii.39[Brutus to all, of Caesar] his offences [are not] enforced, for which he suffered death
MM V.i.265[Escalus to Lucio, of Friar Lodowick's words] enforce them against him
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