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compelling
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • He was still holding her wrist tightly, as if he were compelling a culprit from the scene of action.
  • To save something toward the repayment of those creditors was the object toward which he was now bending all his thoughts and efforts; and under the influence of this all-compelling demand of his nature, the somewhat profuse man, who hated to be stinted or to stint any one else in his own house, was gradually metamorphosed into the keen-eyed grudger of morsels.

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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.
    Chaim Weizmann

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