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The Aeneid
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  • Th’ incumbent hero wrench’d, and pull’d, and strain’d; But still the stubborn earth the steel detain’d.
  • As when loud Boreas, with his blust’ring train, Stoops from above, incumbent on the main; Where’er he flies, he drives the rack before, And rolls the billows on th’ Aegaean shore: So, where resistless Turnus takes his course, The scatter’d squadrons bend before his force; His crest of horses’ hair is blown behind By adverse air, and rustles in the wind.

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as in: the incumbent governor Define
the person who currently holds an official position
as in: incumbent upon her to Define
necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility
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