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used in The Fellowship of the Ring

2 uses
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very interesting; or convincing — possibly leading to action

or more rarely:  a force for action
  • He felt a compelling desire for cool water.
    1.6 — Book 1 Chapter 6 — The Old Forest (61% in)
  • He did not forget the Barrow, nor the message of Gandalf; but something seemed to be compelling him to disregard all warnings, and he longed to yield.
    1.11 — Book 1 Chapter 11 — A Knife in the Dark (96% in)

There are no more uses of "compelling" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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