Synonyms of 'forceful'
strong, emphatic, and confidentHe was a man of forceful character.
He seemed a dynamic and energetic leader.
a big, powerful man
The choir and orchestra gave a vigorous performance of Haydn's oratorio.
The treatment is extremely potent, but can have unpleasant side-effects.
an assertive style of management
effectiveThis is a forceful argument for joining them.
a powerful drama about a corrupt city leader
There will be a strong incentive to enter into negotiations.
Scientists say there is no convincing evidence for this theory.
You can't make an effective argument if all you do is stridently voice your opinion.
He puts forward a compelling argument against the culling of badgers.
a persuasive argument against reform
a pithy comment
He makes a cogent argument for a more egalitarian education system.
How a man shaves is a telling clue to his age.
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in the sense of assertive
confident and direct in dealing with othersan assertive style of management
in the sense of cogent
forcefully convincingHe makes a cogent argument for a more egalitarian education system.
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