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compelling
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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

or more rarely:  a force for action
  • There's something compelling about the child.
    Chapter 24 (91% in)
  • Let us begin every meeting with a reading from this compelling"—she glances my way—"and absolutely true diary."
    Chapter 13 (54% in)

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