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June 29, 2022

Word of the Day: Duress

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Word of the Day : June 29, 2022

duress \dur-RESS\ noun

What It Means

Duress, which is typically used with under, refers to force or threats meant to make someone do something. It is used especially of unlawful constraint.

// The defense asserts that the defendant's confession was made under duress.

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Aired June 29, 2022

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