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indispensable
used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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Definition absolutely necessary
  • They think it indispensable that he should be upon the spot.'
    Chapters 10-12 (82% in)
  • Next Mrs. Crupp said it was clear she couldn't be in two places at once (which I felt to be reasonable), and that 'a young gal' stationed in the pantry with a bedroom candle, there never to desist from washing plates, would be indispensable.
    Chapters 22-24 (86% in)
  • 'Uriah,' she replied, after a moment's hesitation, 'has made himself indispensable to papa.
    Chapters 25-27 (10% in)
  • A dream of their coming in with Dora; of the pew-opener arranging us, like a drill-sergeant, before the altar rails; of my wondering, even then, why pew-openers must always be the most disagreeable females procurable, and whether there is any religious dread of a disastrous infection of good-humour which renders it indispensable to set those vessels of vinegar upon the road to Heaven.
    Chapters 43-45 (16% in)

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