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imperative
used in The Great Gatsby

only 1 use
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Definition
essential and urgent

or more rarely:   (in grammar) a sentence that expresses a command or request
  • Before I could reply that he was my neighbor dinner was announced; wedging his tense arm imperatively under mine, Tom Buchanan compelled me from the room as though he were moving a checker to another square.
    p. 11.4

There are no more uses of "imperative" in The Great Gatsby.

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