enforce (v.) Old form(s): inforce , inforcest
gain by force, exact
AYL II.iii.32[Orlando to Adam] with a base and boisterous sword enforce / A thievish living
LLL III.i.73[Armado to Costard] By virtue, thou enforcest laughter
Tim V.iv.45[Second Senator to Alcibiades] What thou wilt, / Thou rather shalt enforce it with thy smile / Than hew to't with thy sword
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