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incumbent
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incumbent
Used in
Emma
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  • She did not mean to have her own affections entangled again, and it would be incumbent on her to avoid any encouragement of his.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Well, sir," cried Mr. Weston, "as I took Miss Taylor away, it is incumbent on me to supply her place, if I can; and I will step to Mrs. Goddard in a moment, if you wish it."  (not reviewed by editor)

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