compelling reason

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  • But in each case there was a higher and more compelling reason. Cited from The Fight For Conservation, by Gifford Pinchot
  • In this case, too, there is a higher and more compelling reason. Cited from The Fight For Conservation, by Gifford Pinchot
  • There seems no compelling reason why he should be saved. Cited from Back to Methuselah, by George Bernard Shaw
  • She suggested he would only have done so for the more compelling reason of protecting his grandfather.
  • The study provided compelling reasons why the Atlanta community was the right place for such a festival.
  • There seemed to be no compelling reason why the date was chosen regarding which judges would contribute what.
  • In the days before medical insurance, this benefit was a compelling reason for residents to join.
  • It presented important new evidence and compelling reasons to reopen the case.
  • Plus, their audience needed a compelling reason to trek up to a sixth-floor theater.
  • Family tradition makes its power felt in many homes, and family pride is a compelling reason for moral rectitude. Cited from Society, by Henry Kalloch Rowe
  • Without compelling reasons, public tolerance toward American sacrifice abroad will remain low and may even decrease. Cited from Shock and Awe, Harlan K. Ullman and James P. Wade
  • Since these stamps had next to no value, forgers had no compelling reason to make copies.
  • The compelling reason for shortening the cycle time then was to avoid grain growth and also save energy.
  • But for one compelling reason, one consuming purpose, he would not have fled at all; he would have faced them, instead! Cited from A Man and His Money, by Frederic Stewart Isham
  • There is thus no compelling reason not to translocate individuals between estuaries, should this become necessary.
  • Brinkman considered that there was no compelling reason for either choice.
  • In practice, there is no compelling reason to make manhole covers non-circular.
  • From now onwards, however, I have a third and more compelling reason for respecting the old building. Cited from Punch, Vol. 152, April 25, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • He also called it "their most compelling reason to dance since Say You'll Be There."
  • He only half believes in it, and being sure of nothing, he can find no compelling reason for insisting on his own freedom of thought. Cited from Public Opinion, by Walter Lippmann
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