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incumbent
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The Mill on the Floss
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incumbent
Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Now you have proved yourself equal to the occasion," said Maggie, "and said what it was incumbent on you to say under the circumstances."  (not reviewed by editor)

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