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obliged

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  1. duty-bound(p), obliged(p)adjective

    under a moral obligation to do something

    Antonyms:
    unobligated

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How to use obliged in a sentence?

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence...on pain of liquidation.

  2. Agathon Rwasa:

    I heard that there was a pick-up with guys in uniforms and equipped with RPG's and machine guns. That car didn't have number plates and stood there for about three hours and I was obliged to divert and go around another place, they shifted and went to the route they thought I would be utilizing, but I managed to divert and reach my point I was heading to.

  3. High Court:

    The government is obliged to take all lawful measures to nip acts of terrorism in the bud, and such measures ought to be supported by Kenyans of all walks of life, such moves, however, must pass constitutional and legal muster.

  4. Clarence Smoyer:

    Gentlemen, I give you Cologne. Letsknock the hell out of it, and Clarence Smoyer obliged.

  5. William Richardson Davie:

    So low and hopeless are the finances of the United States, that, the year before last Congress was obliged to borrow money even, to pay the interest of the principal which we had borrowed before. This wretched resource of turning interest into principal, is the most humiliating and disgraceful measure that a nation could take, and approximates with rapidity to absolute ruin: Yet it is the inevitable and certain consequence of such a system as the existing Confederation.


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