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(noun, verb)


There are 2 meanings of the word Duress.

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Duress - as a noun

Compulsory force or threat

Example: "Confessed under duress"

Duress - as a verb

To put under duress; to pressure.

Example: "Someone was duressing her."

Example Sentences

"He confessed to the crime under duress."
"The contract was signed under duress and is therefore invalid."
"She testified in court that she acted under duress."
"The suspect claimed his confession was made under duress."
"The hostages were held captive under duress for several days."
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Word Game Points

Is DURESS a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, duress is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DURESS has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is DURESS a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, duress is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DURESS has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is DURESS a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, duress is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DURESS has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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