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Synonyms for compelling

Verb

1. compel, oblige, obligate, induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
usage: force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
2. compel, necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
usage: necessitate or exact; "the water shortage compels conservation"

Adjective

1. compelling, powerful (vs. powerless)
usage: driving or forcing; "compelling ambition"
2. compelling, persuasive (vs. dissuasive)
usage: tending to persuade by forcefulness of argument; "new and compelling evidence"
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