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incumbent
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Don Quixote
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incumbent
Used in
Don Quixote
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  • Don Diego and his son commended his laudable resolution, and bade him furnish himself with all he wanted from their house and belongings, as they would most gladly be of service to him; which, indeed, his personal worth and his honourable profession made incumbent upon them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have redressed injuries, righted wrongs, punished insolences, vanquished giants, and crushed monsters; I am in love, for no other reason than that it is incumbent on knights-errant to be so; but though I am, I am no carnal-minded lover, but one of the chaste, platonic sort.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: is the incumbent
as in: incumbent upon her to
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