Obama has got to provide a compelling overview for what he is trying to do throughout this explosive region of the world.
Perhaps the most compelling way is through family history, as David Laskin does in his fascinating new book.
At the same time, there is no compelling reason why America needs to abandon industry.
Her raw, striving quality is one of the qualities that makes her so compelling to watch.
Dams and Stolle make a compelling case that these scholars have it wrong.
Her great charm for him consists in the power she possesses of compelling him to control his impulses.
For sheer attractiveness the butterflies are as compelling as the orchids.
His voice had a strange ring of authority, compelling her to turn and look upon his face.
When it really occurs, it is as compelling as the hunger for food.
Impeachment as a means of compelling the observance of traditions has, of course, long been obsolete.
c.1600, present participle adjective from compel. Meaning "irresistible" is from 1901. Related: Compellingly.