Antonym: permissive. Similar words: compel, rolling, fulfilling, willingness, spell, compete, competitor, compensate for. Meaning: [-lɪŋ] adj. 1. driving or forcing 2. tending to persuade by forcefulness of argument.
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(1) Lucy had no compelling reason to go into town.
(2) His prose as always lucid and compelling.
(3) The evidence was so compelling that he felt constrained to accept it.
(4) She found his story so compelling that she had forgotten to drink wine.
(5) She has written a huge and compelling family saga.
(6) His life makes a compelling story .
(7) Her latest book makes compelling reading.
(8) She is compelling, spectral, fascinating, an unforgettably unique performer.
(9) The play's mordant comedy makes for compelling viewing.
(10) I found the whole film very compelling.
(11) The case for greater nationalization is compelling.
(12) It's a fairly compelling argument for going.
(13) I have no compelling reasons to refuse.
(14) There is a compelling logic to his main theory.
(15) His eyes were strangely compelling.
(16) There is no compelling reason to believe him.
(17) The court was presented with compelling evidence that she'd murdered her husband.
(18) He felt a compelling need to tell someone about his idea.
(19) There is no logically compelling argument to support their claims.
(20) Campaigners now have compelling documentary evidence of the human rights abuses that they had been alleging for several years.
(21) The ecological D-Day he posits is compelling and complex.
(22) This compelling true-life story will entice even reluctant readers.
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(24) At first blush, this is a compelling concept.
(25) He'd had the most compelling eyes she'd ever encountered.
(26) And they actually provide some compelling answers.
(27) But none of them is very compelling.
(28) Taken together, they are fairly compelling evidence of prejudice. Sentencedict.com
(29) This line carries two compelling implications.
(30) Factual and forensic evidence makes a suicide verdict the most compelling answer to the mystery of his death.
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