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conscript
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
draft (force someone by law) into military service; or the person drafted
  • This was not the Belgian Army, official conscripted protectors of white people, but a group of young men who held secret meetings in the woods behind our house.
    Book 2 — Revelation (53% in)
  • I think he was well inclined toward stubbornness, and contemptuous of failure, long before his conscription into the war and the strange circumstances that discharged him from it.
    Book 2 — Revelation (11% in)

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