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compulsion
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Babbitt
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  • He felt a compulsion back to all the standards he had so vaguely yet so desperately been fleeing.
  • For ten days he did not see Tanis nor telephone to her, and instantly she put upon him the compulsion which he hated.
  • He kissed her with careless heartiness, he forgot the compulsion of her demands, he stretched in a large chair and felt that he had beautifully come home.

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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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