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Definitionto make someone feel they must do something
- I did not dare return to the apartment which I inhabited, but felt impelled to hurry on, although drenched by the rain which poured from a black and comfortless sky.Chapter 5 (35% in)
- My rage was without bounds; I sprang on him, impelled by all the feelings which can arm one being against the existence of another.Chapter 10 (60% in)
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