Sentence Examples


  • The air felt a little heavier around her as he spoke, compelling her attention to him.
  • He opposed the compelling of Protestant Nonconformists to take the oath required of Roman Catholics.
  • Depending on function, robots can come in all shapes and sizes, and I see no compelling reason to make them like humans.
  • In concluding treaties with the vassal princes since 1905, the Dutch have kept in view the necessity of compelling them properly to administer the revenues of their states, which some of them formerly squandered in their personal uses.
  • The constables of these castles had adopted the custom of compelling these landholders to give money and not service, mercenaries being then hired to perform this.