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Sample sentences for the GRE study word compelling

compelling can be used as a adj

1.Under a compelling occasion, let women die. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.He is not fitted in any way to rule others, dislikes to dominate them, feels like apologizing all the time for compelling them to do things, and is made generally miserable by this responsibility. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
3.He drove him from their company to the servants, deprived him of the instructions of the curate, and insisted that he should labour out of doors instead compelling him to do so as hard as any other lad on the farm. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4.You'll ne'er attain it, save you know the feeling, Save from the soul it rises clear, Serene in primal strength, compelling The hearts and minds of all who hear. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
5.Like our own Lincoln, Burke had a superb faith in the compelling power of the truth, a faith in men also, who, if the history of our race means anything, will not willingly follow a lie. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.I mean, as I was saying, that arithmetic has a very great and elevating effect, compelling the soul to reason about abstract number, and rebelling against the introduction of visible or tangible objects into the argument. - from The Republic by Plato

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