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impel
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to make someone feel they must do something
  • It was the certainty of this fact that impelled me to offer the hint.
    Chapter 3 (69% in)
  • My state of mind regarding the pilfering from which I had been so unexpectedly exonerated did not impel me to frank disclosure; but I hope it had some dregs of good at the bottom of it.
    Chapter 6 (3% in)
  • This dilated until it filled the room, and impelled me to take a candle and go in and look at my dreadful burden.
    Chapter 39 (97% in)

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