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compulsion
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth, but there was an excitement in her voice that men who had cared for her found difficult to forget: a singing compulsion, a whispered "Listen," a promise that she had done gay, exciting things just a while since and that there were gay, exciting things hovering in the next hour.

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  • I had a compulsion to tell the brutal truth.
  • She has a deep compulsion to make herself the center of attention.

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