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"Compulsive gambling is a sickness," she said, looking at me thoughtfully.

In and of themselves as existences both are equally realistic and compulsive.

In the hopes of averting so abhorrent, but compulsive an alternative.

He still takes us by the throat, but his grip is not compulsive.

Pray think of some compulsive Act, that may inforce them to marry me and you.

One more move on and it would have been compulsive conditioning.

Compulsive acts are acts contrary to reason, which the will cannot prevent.

It has a sort of compulsive force which hurries along even those who are sluggish or unwilling.

There is no compulsive rest such as darkness brings—no sweet isolation, which is the best refreshment of sleep.

Compulsive verbs are formed with the affix tuda—hukiaridatuda, to compel to count.

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