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If she gives up anything it is by her own free and uncompelled will.

It is this voluntary, uncompelled, spontaneous devotion of Himself to the good of men which is the magnetic point in this earth.

Without hope, uncompelled labor is an impossibility; and hope implies an object.

No one uncompelled cared to face the grim, gray, scowling day whose breath was freezing.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French compellir, from Latin compellere "to drive together, drive to one place" (of cattle), "to force or compel" (of persons), from com- "together" (see com-) + pellere "to drive" (see pulse (n.1)). Related: Compelled; compelling.

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