imperative

[ im-per-uh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF imperative

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPERATIVE

From all of which I have drawn one main inference—the imperative urgency of Trust.

We both agreed that evacuation of the Hagen was imperative; but then, how to get out?

Roland was lingering unwillingly, detained by Burnham's imperative hand.

But when he would have followed her, Dilly laid a light but imperative hand on his arm.

Then, with a sudden, imperative gesture, she half turned towards him.

Calmness is imperative: to be as motionless as transient beings can.

He put it in his pocket; it was imperative he should be alone when reading it.

But if not—if not—Oh, you must know that now—now it is imperative!

The automatic spoke in terms too imperative to be disregarded.

I would not have done so, but for this imperative message from you.

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