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compulsion

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the use of power to impose one's will on another
  • in that class I read books under compulsion that I ordinarily wouldn't have considered

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The first known use of compulsion was in the 15th century

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“Compulsion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compulsion. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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