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dictate
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
Hitler dictated that...
Definition
issue commands or orders
  • The whispering dictator hurried on, snatching at straws.
    22 — Luke (80% in)

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?  —2 uses
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  • It was as if the idea came not from his own mind but from someone seated in the truck beside him, eagerly dictating thoughts in his ear.
    22 — Luke (74% in)
  • We must all follow the dictates of our conscience, don't you agree?"
    17 — Benson versus Boyle (42% in)

There are no more uses of "dictate" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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