compelled[ kuhm-pel ]SEE DEFINITION OF compelled
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Finally they had been compelled to fire on them, but had not killed any.
A few shots were exchanged, and Melton was compelled to retreat.
While traveling that night I was compelled to pass a large plantation.
I shall be compelled to mention in my report how you and other ladies add to our difficulties.
Now she was compelled to a readjustment: one worked in the night and slept in the day.
From men it has compelled fear; from women hate; it has cut me off from my kind.
The truth probably is that if she had not gone willingly, she would have been compelled.
I was, perhaps, the more ready to do rightly because I felt that I was not compelled to it.
In answer to this, I am compelled to say that no such thoughts came over me.
This compelled us to ship a new set of these men, most of whom were strangers to us.
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- at fault
- at the helm
- bound to
- carrying the load
- devolving on
- in authority
- in control
- minding the store
- on the hook
- sworn to
- to blame
- under contract
- under obligation
- against the grain