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dictate
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Frankenstein
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  • These feelings dictated my answer to my father.
  • Do not suppose, however, that I wish to dictate happiness to you or that a delay on your part would cause me any serious uneasiness.

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  • But it is your happiness I desire as well as my own when I declare to you that our marriage would render me eternally miserable unless it were the dictate of your own free choice.

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as in: Hitler dictated that Define
issue commands or orders
as in: dictate a letter Define
say out loud for the purpose of recording
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