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compelling
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
very interesting; or convincing — possibly leading to action

or more rarely:  a force for action
  • 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.
    p. 79.4

There are no more uses of "compelling" in Lord of the Flies.

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