Sentence Examples


  • Better that she convey the information to Howie in her own words, and not compel me to admit what we'd been holding back information from him.
  • In 1906 Virginia entered suit in the U.S. Supreme Court to compel West Virginia to assume a portion of the debt.
  • The office was no longer coveted, and documents of the 3rd and 4th centuries show that means were devised to compel members of the towns to undertake it.
  • Well, businesses are very efficient and, over the long term, will choose a location less able to compel them to internalize negative externalities (or, more rarely, overly compensate them for positive externalities, as in cities offering tax breaks to businesses.)Therefore, rational-acting businesses will likely locate in areas that allow them to inflict negative externalities without requiring compensation.
  • Nothing can rightly compel a simple and brave man to a vulgar sadness.

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