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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner that is forcing, impelling, driving, demanding (of attention or respect)

Usage examples (27)
  • Verb (used with object) : His disregard of the rules compels us to dismiss him
  • They called compellingly, and for each of the company the words were different.
  • Gibson told journalists the matter was "compellingly" in the public interest.
  • And he fixed his monocle and gazed at me compellingly. for more
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