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compel
used in The Lightning Thief

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Definition
to force someone to do something

or more rarely:

to convince someone to do something
  • They tugged at my clothes, trying to pull me back, but I felt compelled to walk forward to the very edge of the chasm.
    Chapter 12 (66% in)

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