moderate force

Definition of "moderate force"
  1. A level of physical action or coercion that is neither lethal nor likely to cause severe bodily harm
How to use "moderate force" in a sentence
  1. The police officer used moderate force to subdue the suspect without causing any grievous harm.
  2. The security guard was trained to use only moderate force when dealing with individuals causing disturbances.
  3. In a dispute, the bouncer applied moderate force to safely separate the aggressive parties.

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