Definition of forcible :
1. Possessing force; characterized by force, efficiency, or energy; powerful; efficacious; impressive; influential.
2. Using force against opposition or resistance; obtained by compulsion; effected by force; as, forcible entry or abduction.
3. Violent; impetuous.
spirited, effective, piquant, vigorous, persuasive, dynamic, spicy, pungent, coercive, flavorous, strong-arm, violent, physical, lively, strong, hard-hitting, attack, powerful, forceful, rich, racy, dynamical, cogent
- The manner must be forcible, but simple and natural. - "Browning and the Dramatic Monologue", S. S. Curry.
- But he puts the old truths in a fresh and forcible way; and no one who knows anything of good literature will deny that these truths are just now of very fit application. - "The Art of Literature", Arthur Schopenhauer.
- After reading this letter three or four times, it seemed to him that it was not forcible enough. - "Maximina", Armando Palacio ValdÃ©s.