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used in Lord of the Flies

3 uses
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to force someone to do something

or more rarely:

to convince someone to do something
  • Something he had not known was there rose in him and compelled him to make the point, loudly and again.
    p. 37.2
  • The mask compelled them.
    p. 64.3
  • Honesty compelled him to go on.
    p. 167.9

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

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