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impel
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2 uses
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Definition
to make someone feel they must do something
  • So he proceeded, impelled both by this irresistible flood, by fear, and by a vertigo which converted all this into a sort of horrible dream.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (19% in)
  • He asked himself what motive could have impelled Quasimodo to save her.
    2.9.5 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 5 — The Key to the Red Door (49% in)

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