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Conscription

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Conscriptionn. [L. conscriptio: cf. F. conscription.].
  •  An enrolling or registering.  [1913 Webster]
    "The conscription of men of war."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A compulsory enrollment of men for military or naval service; a draft.  [1913 Webster]
Conscriptiona. 
     Belonging to, or of the nature of, a conspiration.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Conscription, n. compulsory enlistment for State service, esp. military service.

Etymology
F f. LL conscriptio levying of troops f. L conscribere conscript- enrol (as com-, scribere write)

THESAURUS

Conscription

bugle call, call, call to arms, call-up, catchword, clarion, clarion call, compulsory military service, draft, draft call, drafting, enlistment, enrollment, exhortation, go for broke, gung ho, impressment, induction, levy, mobilization, muster, press, rally, rallying cry, rebel yell, recruiting, recruitment, selective service, slogan, summons, trumpet call, war cry, war whoop, watchword

ROGET THESAURUS

Conscription

Compulsion

N compulsion, coercion, coaction, constraint, duress, enforcement, press, conscription, force, brute force, main force, physical force, the sword, ultima ratio, club law, lynch law, mob law, arguementum baculinum, le droit du plus fort, martial law, restraint, necessity, force majeure, Hobson's choice, compelling, coercive, coactive, inexorable, compulsory, compulsatory, obligatory, stringent, peremptory, forcible, not to be trifled with, irresistible, compelled, fain to, by force, by force of arms, on compulsion, perforce, vi et armis, under the lash, at the point of the sword, at the point of the bayonet, forcibly, by a strong arm, under protest, in spite of one's teeth, against one's will, nolens volens, by stress of circumstances, by stress of weather, under press of, de rigueur, with a gun to one's head, I'll make him an offer he can't refuse.


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