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incumbent
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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incumbent
Used in
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • when they would next see each other and he felt it was incumbent upon him to say something to Sirius to stop him doing anything stupid Harry was worried that Snape's accusation of cowardice had stung Sirius so badly he might even now be planning some foolhardy trip beyond Grimmauld Place.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: is the incumbent
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