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Correct spelling: duress

Definition of duress:

  1. To subject to duress.
  2. Constraint; imprisonment; restraint of liberty, or threat of violence, to compel a man to do some act, or the plea of exculpation by one who has been so forced.

Common misspellings for duress:

diures, deress.


Google Ngram Viewer results for duress:

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Examples of usage for duress:

  1. Too weak to resist, he was bullied and frightened, and forced under duress to sign papers which he did not understand. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook