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  1. Compelled

    Compelled is a 1960 British neo noir black and white crime film, one of two films directed by Ramsey Herrington. It stars Ronald Howard and Beth Rogan.

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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. David Lee Roth:

    'Hey Ed, objects in the rear-view mirror are probably me,’ and my doctors, my handlers, compelled me to really address that every time I go on stage, I endanger that future.

  2. Jason Kirk:

    Our water managers have dealt with such large quantities of rain and runoff entering the lake that it would cover the entire state of Delaware in two feet of water, however, after visiting with local elected officials in Martin County yesterday and viewing the algae first hand, we felt compelled to take action, even though we need to remain vigilant in managing the level of Lake Okeechobee.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I've got a lot of really cool things I could do other than sit around, being miserable, listening to people demonize me and me feeling compelled to demonize them, that is a joke. Elect Trump if you want that.

  4. Facebook Haugen:

    I joined Facebook... because someone close to me was radicalized online, i felt compelled to take an active role in creating a better, less toxic Facebook.

  5. Vijay Samuel Benjamin:

    The ideal partnership scenario is one where both parties feel compelled to come back to the table PERIODICALLY to figure out how to take the next step forward & make it successful - this is TRUE for Business, Marriage & even our relationship with GOD !

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