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compulsion
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
a strong (possibly uncontrollable) urge to do something; or a force or a requirement that forces an action
  • After Emancipation, and still earlier in the North, the Negro churches largely severed such affiliations as they had had with the white churches, either by choice or by compulsion.
    Chapter 10 (47% in)

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