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obliges

verb
present tense third-person singular of oblige

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1 to do a service or favor for
  • I would appreciate it greatly if you could oblige me by bringing a dessert to the party

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2 to cause (a person) to give in to pressure
  • I know you're in a hurry, but you can't oblige me to drive any faster than the speed limit

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“Obliges.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obliges. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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