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oblige
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  • Speaking judiciously, as one related to the church by marriage, Mrs. Warren gave verdict: "I'm sure we're all heartily in accord with Mrs. Kennicott in feeling that wherever genuine poverty is encountered, it is not only noblesse oblige but a joy to fulfil our duty to the less fortunate ones.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • The law obliges doctors to report suspected child abuse.

  • Straavh intended to oblige him.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge

  • Thomas was more than happy to oblige.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner

  • Looks like I`ll have to oblige.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
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