is compelling

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  • He was a great, honest soul, and to such the call of duty is compelling. Cited from Yolanda: Maid of Burgandy, by Charles Major
  • That is, he believes there is compelling evidence of absence of free will.
  • The soldiers are compelling him to bear some heavy wooden beams in the form of a cross. Cited from Fifteen Years With The Outcast, by M. Roberts
  • Such a society is compelling to many (especially the poor).
  • The reasons for the need for place management are compelling.
  • You begin with action that is compelling enough to draw [the reader] in, make us want to know more.
  • However, she and others have noted that while it is compelling, the evidence presented is not conclusive.
  • Yet he is compelling when he speaks the truth.
  • Very decorative in feeling, it is compelling in its appeal to the public. Cited from The Galleries of the Exposition, Eugen Neuhaus
  • Gone With The Wine is dedicated to all that is compelling in the world of wine.
  • Hence, there are compelling economic and environmental reasons to increase the use of energy efficient motors.
  • The authenticity of his work is compelling, showing the west as it was.
  • He will at once point out that he is compelling us to contradict ourselves, by affirming being of not-being. Cited from Sophist, by Plato [More of Socrates]
  • She is compelling herself to be strictly just to Beauclerk, but the effort is too much for her. Cited from April's Lady, by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • However, there are compelling reasons to be concerned about the risk of harm this device may cause if routinely used in general practice.
  • We are a nation without standards, kept in health rather by memories which are fading than by examples which are compelling. Cited from The Mirrors of Downing Street, by Harold Begbie
  • Under strict scrutiny, a government interest is compelling when it is more than routine and does more than simply improve government efficiency.
  • The movement of lines and the subject matter are compelling as insights into Lambeth's life.
  • His Lordship then went on to discuss the authority for this principle, which is compelling.
  • Some of the figured wall papers are so decorative that they are more than tempting, they are compelling. Cited from The House in Good Taste, by Elsie de Wolfe
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