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compel
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Babbitt
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  • Since national prohibition was now in force, and since Zenith was notoriously law-abiding, they were compelled to keep the cocktails innocent by drinking them out of tea-cups.
  • But gosh, I won’t be made and compelled to call her up till I get ready.
  • You must be so excited;" and the proprieties compelled Babbitt and Paul to look excited.

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  • Does our DNA compel us to act as we do?
  • Can we compel the witness to testify?

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