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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OBLIGING

He said, coolly, that he would relieve me of the duty, but I declined his obliging offer.

He was as kind and obliging as it was possible to be in his circumstances.

Has finished the fourth form: is straightforward and obliging.

Then, in an obliging spirit, she called to her and offered to watch over her things.

Obliging and courageous as Habert himself was, this made him indignant.

He was a careful and skilful driver, and a man of most obliging disposition.

You have always been obliging, and even considerate toward us.

It is to be observed the duenna was of a most obliging disposition.

Now won't you be nice and obliging, same as you usually are, and let him stay, for my sake?

They will be informed of the obliging interest with which you ask news of them.

WORD ORIGIN

"willing to do service or favors," 1630s, present participle adjective from oblige. Related: Obligingly.

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