Ansible playbook password in CLI

Is it possible to specify Ansible playbook password in Linux command line? Say my username is foo and password is bar. How do I set password for Ansible playbook in CLI?

The syntax is as follows to provide sudo password at CLI

ansible-playbook -i hosts_file my.yml \
--extra-vars 'ansible_become_pass=YOUR-PASSWORD-HERE'

For security reasons use the following syntxa

ansible-playbook --ask-become-pass -i hosts playbook.yml

Here is how to give ssh user and password at the CLI

ansible-playbook -i hosts playbook.yml \
--extra-vars 'ansible_ssh_pass=YOUR-SSH-PASSWORD-HERE' \
--extra-vars='ansible_ssh_user=YOUR-SSH-USERNAME-HERE'

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