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com·pel / kəmˈpel/ • v. (-pelled , -pel·ling ) [tr.] force or oblige (someone) to do something: a sense of duty compelled Harry to answer her questions. ∎  bring about (something) by the use of force or pressure: they may compel a witness's attendance at court. ∎  poetic/lit. drive forcibly.

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compel

compel constrain XIV; drive or force together XV. — L. compellere (lit. and fig.), f. COM- + pellere drive.

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