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compelling
used in Main Street

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Definition
very interesting; or convincing — possibly leading to action

or more rarely:  a force for action
  • Always she perceived that the churches—Methodist, Baptist, Congregational, Catholic, all of them—which had seemed so unimportant to the judge's home in her childhood, so isolated from the city struggle in St. Paul, were still, in Gopher Prairie, the strongest of the forces compelling respectability.
    Chapter 28 (19% in)

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