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The national creation narrative is obliged to contend with a host of destabilizing forces.
FOUR PRESIDENTS WHO PUT VIRGINIA’S STAMP ON EARLY AMERICAANDREW BURSTEINOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The third contribution of human rights is that they oblige governments to develop a holistic, integrated response to the pandemic.
WHY HUMAN RIGHTS SHOULD GUIDE RESPONSES TO THE GLOBAL PANDEMICLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 7, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
He obliged, naming specific dates on which he said he had abused Stewart, all while under the influence of alcohol and cocaine.
HER STEPFATHER ADMITTED TO SEXUALLY ABUSING HER. THAT WASN’T ENOUGH TO KEEP HER SAFE.BY NADIA SUSSMANSEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
There is also the “blank check” syndrome whereby the host city is legally obliged to cover cost overruns, while the IOC takes on no such liability.
WANT TO HOST THE OLYMPICS? PLAN TO GO OVER BUDGETFIONA ZUBLINSEPTEMBER 14, 2020OZY
He obliged the vacation request but was appalled to later find a worker’s compensation form in his file filled out by Brady citing stress and burnout, the investigation says.
ACCUSATIONS FLEW, THEN NATIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICIAL GOT PAID TO RESIGNASHLY MCGLONEJULY 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
And was it not possible that the E. of N. might oblige his old Friends in the same manner?
AN ACCOUNT OF THE GROWTH OF DEISM IN ENGLANDWILLIAM STEPHENS
Jonas: La baleine fut la fin oblige de le vomir tant un Prophte est un morceau difficile digrer.
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
And to increase the horrid scene, they would oblige the husband to be a spectator before suffered himself.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Señor Rhodes will be pleased to unfasten those heavy chains to oblige the lady.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
Few were the dances in which I did not take a part, sinking so low as occasionally to oblige with a hornpipe.
IN THE WRONG PARADISEANDREW LANG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OBLIGE

  • add
  • advance
  • afford
  • allow
  • bestow
  • confer
  • contribute
  • entrust
  • extend
  • furnish
  • give
  • grant
  • impart
  • lay on one
  • lend-lease
  • let
  • loan shark
  • oblige
  • permit
  • present
  • provide
  • shark
  • stake
  • supply
  • trust
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