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imperative
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Before I could reply that he was my neighbor dinner was announced; wedging his tense arm imperatively under mine, Tom Buchanan compelled me from the room as though he were moving a checker to another square.

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  • I’m hoping to be able to reveal this to my father soon enough, but, for tonight, discretion is imperative."
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • The evolutionary imperative that drove them to live in groups was the opportunity to kill them by the billions.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave

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