Not for laughing and falling off the log"—the group of littluns on the twister giggled and looked at each other—"not for making jokes, or for"—he lifted the conch in an effort to find the compelling word—"for cleverness.
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The evidence is compelling.
A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.