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imperative
used in Dracula

2 uses
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Definition
essential and urgent

or more rarely:   (in grammar) a sentence that expresses a command or request
  • I tried to raise her up, and said, as gravely as I could, that I thanked her, but my duty was imperative, and that I must go.
    Chapter 1 (31% in)
  • She said no more, even in answer to the Professor's imperative questioning.
    Chapter 26 (13% in)

There are no more uses of "imperative" in Dracula.

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