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compels

verb
present tense third-person singular of compel

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to cause (a person) to give in to pressure
  • public opinion compelled her to fire her scandal-plagued aide

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“Compels.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compels. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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