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  1. Compelled

    of Compel

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  1. compelled

    prompted to or that one has to

    As class president, he felt compelled to tape a note about students' concerns on the teacher’s desk. Due to his conscience, he felt compelled to tell the truth.

    Etymology: Source from en.wiktionary.org "From Middle English compellen, borrowed from Middle French compellir, from Latin compellere, itself from com- (“together”) + pellere (“to drive”)." Source: lexico.com (Oxford Languages)


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compelled in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compelled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of compelled in a Sentence

  1. Jason Ware:

    Meanwhile, the backdrop for equities is oversold. ... This has certainly compelled some folks who are under-invested to get back into the stock market.

  2. Istiaque Ahmad:

    Had there been no indigenous gas in the country, we would have been compelled to spend an enormous amount of foreign exchange on imported fuel oil and gas.

  3. Michael Burns:

    I just felt compelled to help Joe out given his circumstances.

  4. Attorney Debra Katz:

    With tremendous anguish, I am now sharing this information about my experience and setting the record straight. It has been extremely difficult to relive that traumatic experience from 2004. Mr. Fairfax has tried to brand me as a liar to a national audience, in service to his political ambitions, and has threatened litigation. Given his false assertions, Im compelled to make clear what happened.

  5. Kevin Ashford:

    I had initially planned on selling my cards on eBay, but when I thought about the smile I could put on that little girl's face, it was an easy decision. I felt compelled to donate the cards to her.

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    an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    • A. adventure
    • B. attend
    • C. doom
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