2. tyrannize, terrorize, threaten, exact, bulldoze, dragoon; bully, hector, torment, harass, abuse, taunt, tease, bullyrag; intimidate, browbeat, overawe, cow, frighten, terrify, petrify.
3. control, dominate, lay down the law to, supervise, direct, manage, boss, manipulate; domineer, overbear, boss around, bear down upon, lord it over, Inf pull rank, override, ride roughshod over. coercion, n. 1. compulsion, pressure, duress, constraint, obligation; urge, provocation, requirement, necessitation; persuasion, inducement, insistence, arm-twisting.
2. tyranny, terror, threat, force, enforcement; bullying, tormenting, harassment, abuse; intimidation, browbeating, frightening.
3. control, domination, supervision, manipulation; dominance, overriding; dictatorship, police state. coeval, adj. contemporary, coexistent, coexisting, coetaneous, coeternal; contemporaneous, simultaneous, coinstantaneous, isochronal, isochronous, synchronous, synchronal; concurrent, concomitant, coincident, parallel; coextensive, conterminous, coterminous. coexist, v. contemporize, coextend, happen together, exist together, exist side by side; concur, parallel, coincide, synchronize; accompany, go hand in hand with, keep pace with, keep in step with, coexistence, n. concurrence, concurrency, simultaneity, simultaneousness, contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, coinstantaneousness, isochronism; coincidence, concomitance, concomitancy, coexistency; coevality, contemporariness, coetaneity, coetaneous-ness; coextension, coexistent, adj. 1. contemporary, coeval, coetaneous, coeternal, coexisting; simultaneous, contemporaneous, coinstantaneous, isochronal, isochronous, synchronous, synchronal; concomitant, coincident; concurrent, parallel, collateral, side-by-side; conterminous, coterminous, coextensive.
2. compatible, congenial, agreeable, cooperative, cooperating, symbiotic, coffee, n. 1. espresso, cappuccino, caf£ au lait, SI.
java, SI. mud; stimulant, Inf. pick-me-up or pick up.
2. coffee klatsch, kaffee klatsch, coffee party; social, gathering, social gathering, sociable, affair, Inf get-together.
coffer, n. 1. strongbox, money chest, locker, safe; box, chest, casket, case, jewelry case, coffret; can, can-nister, container, receptacle, Brit, caddy.
2. coffers treasury, funds, capital, means, assets, moneys, finances, pecuniary resources, coffin, n. casket, pall, box, sarcophagus, Scot. and
North Eng. kist, SI. wooden overcoat or kimono, cog, n. 1. sprocket, ratchet, tooth, gear tooth, sawtooth, jag.
2. Informal, pawn, nonentity, nothing, cipher, number; inferior, underling, subordinate, SI. small fish, cogent, adj. 1. convincing, forceful, effective, telling, authoritative, weighty; influential, forcible, potent, powerful, puissant; clear, plain, certain, sure, positive, definite, evident, luculent; valid, sound, believable, proving, conclusive, unanswerable; persuasive, persuasory, efficacious.
2. to the point, at issue, relevant, pertinent, applicable, connected, tied in with; suited to, apropos, germane; consistent, corresponding, compatible, cogitate, v. 1. meditate, contemplate, think, cerebrate, put on one's thinking cap, be lost in thought, be abstracted, be absorbed, be immersed, be engrossed, concentrate, focus, put one's mind to; muse, ponder, brood, mull over, dwell on, be in a brown study; reflect, ruminate, chew over, chew one's cud, rack one's brains, cudgel one's brains.