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oblige
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
require (obligate) to do something
  • Nothing less than the bloodhounds must be used to locate their furniture, Miss Tutti insisted, so Mr. Tate was obliged to go ten miles out the road, round up the county hounds, and put them on the trail.
    p. 337.9
obliged = required
  • That we would be obliged to dodge the unseen from all directions was confirmed when Dill ahead of us spelled G-o-d in a whisper.
    p. 70.5
obliged = required
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