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Needless to say, when the North Face sent me a pair of its newest trail shoes, I assumed I’d take them out for one obligatory run and then relegate them to the bottom shelf.
THE GEAR OUR EDITORS LOVED IN FEBRUARYTHE EDITORSMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
This became especially problematic when Sanders received the obligatory Gatorade shower as the clock neared zero.
DEION SANDERS’S FCS DEBUT AT JACKSON STATE IS POSTPONED BECAUSE OF COVID CONCERNSMATT BONESTEELFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The “CRISPR babies” episode is now an obligatory chapter in any telling of the gene-editing story.
DECODING THE CRISPR-BABY STORIESKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Doria and Bolsonaro have also publicly bickered about everything from social distancing to the use of face masks and whether vaccines should be obligatory or not throughout the tumultuous year.
BRAZIL’S JAIR BOLSONARO UNDERCUTS THE CHINESE COVID VACCINE HIS COUNTRY IS BETTING ONCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTEROCTOBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
Corporate managers, like most of us, take obligatory duties seriously.
50 YEARS LATER, MILTON FRIEDMAN’S SHAREHOLDER DOCTRINE IS DEADJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
It was therefore obligatory that purchasers should know his work, that in fact his sign manual should be always present.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
Two duties at least are, therefore, obligatory on him then;—to seek a disposition willingly to vow, and then to make the vow.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Both are obligatory at the same instant of time, and both might possibly be performed in one moment.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The principles on which the vow is made, are immutable; and while the Church is on earth, it will continue to be obligatory.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Commands enjoining Covenanting must be obligatory on men, in an individual, or in a social capacity, or in both.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO OBLIGATORY

  • appropriate
  • called for
  • compulsatory
  • compulsory
  • condign
  • demanded
  • deserved
  • due
  • enforced
  • essential
  • imperative
  • imperious
  • indispensable
  • just
  • mandatory
  • needed
  • needful
  • obligatory
  • prerequisite
  • prescribed
  • recommended
  • requisite
  • right
  • rightful
  • set
  • suitable
  • unavoidable
  • vital
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