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impel

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpelim‧pel /ɪmˈpel/ verb (impelled, impelling) [transitive] formal  MUSTif something impels you to do something, it makes you feel very strongly that you must do itcompelimpel somebody to do something The lack of democracy and equality impelled the oppressed to fight for independence.→ See Verb table
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impelThe swinging mannered flights of the great stairway impelled an obedience to propriety.Instead, another regrettable aspect of her personality impelled her to smile specially at this man.What drives me, what impels me to be so disagreeable, my father has often asked me.The data showed that information specialists' actions were often impelled not simply by material rewards or to avoid punishment.The Soviet situation was seen as a major factor in impelling the two countries to seek their current reconciliation.She had been impelled to go and find him because of the sudden silence from his burrow under the eaves.The more one partner backs off, the more the other may be impelled to pursue.impel somebody to do somethingChildren feel impelled to fit in at school.
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Verb table
impel
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyimpel
he, she, itimpels
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyimpelled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave impelled
he, she, ithas impelled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad impelled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill impel
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have impelled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam impelling
he, she, itis impelling
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you, we, theyare impelling
Past
I, he, she, itwas impelling
you, we, theywere impelling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been impelling
he, she, ithas been impelling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been impelling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be impelling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been impelling
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