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oblige
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

2 uses
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Definition
grant a favor to someone
  • When a drunken hothead tried to pick a fight, Phil stared back indifferently, but Louie obliged.
    p. 112.5
obliged = gave what was desired
  • He graduated to the tail of the family mule, and eventually, hanging off the tail of an obliging horse named Paint, he began to run, a gait that initially caused him excruciating pain.
    p. 16.8
obliging = helpful
There are no more uses of "oblige" in Unbroken by Hillenbrand.

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