Compeller \Com*pel"ler\, n. One who compels or constrains. [1913 Webster]

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  • compel — transitive verb (compelled; compelling) Etymology: Middle English compellen, from Anglo French compeller, from Latin compellere, from com + pellere to drive more at felt Date: 14th century 1. to drive or urge forcefully or irresistibly < hunger …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • compel — compellable, adj. compellably, adv. compellent, adj. compeller, n. compellingly, adv. /keuhm pel /, v., compelled, compelling. v.t. 1. to force or drive, esp. to a course of action: His disregard of the rules compels us to dismiss him …   Universalium