Sentence Examples


  • The air felt a little heavier around her as he spoke, compelling her attention to him.
  • Depending on function, robots can come in all shapes and sizes, and I see no compelling reason to make them like humans.
  • He opposed the compelling of Protestant Nonconformists to take the oath required of Roman Catholics.
  • 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.
  • War disrupts this, and people will have little patience for it if there is not an extremely compelling reason for it.