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Adjective
Required or compulsory because of custom or law
“By virtue of a developing custom, particular conduct may be considered to be permitted or obligatory in legal terms, or abstention from particular conduct may come to be considered a legal duty.”
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So customary or fashionable as to be expected of everyone or on every occasion
“Despite the occasional obligatory trumpet with a mind of its own, Lucas kept the tempos lively.”
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Repeated often to the point of being stale or commonplace
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Necessary or very important
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Bound to happen
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To be paid
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Of the proper quality or extent
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Accepting of one's legal or moral obligations and willing to do them well, and without complaint
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Under an obligation
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Expecting immediate obedience without any discussion
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Arrogant and domineering
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