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Logically inevitable:
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  1. Logically inevitable:
  2. That must be done; mandatory; not voluntary
  3. Needed or required:
Designating or of a point at which a change in character, property, or condition is effected
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  1. Designating or of a point at which a change in character, property, or condition is effected
  2. Designating or of important products or raw materials subject to increased production and restricted distribution under strict control, as in wartime
  3. Extremely important or essential:
  1. Insistent, earnest, or persistent.
  2. Demanding immediate attention; urgent:
  3. Persistent in request or demand; insistent
Expressing a command or plea; peremptory:
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  1. Expressing a command or plea; peremptory:
  2. Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
  3. Necessary or urgent:
Having, or acting as if having, power, authority, influence, high position, etc.
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  1. Having, or acting as if having, power, authority, influence, high position, etc.
  2. Meaning a great deal; having much significance, consequence, or value
  3. Strongly affecting the course of events or the nature of things; significant:
  1. Requiring urgent attention.
  2. Urgently requiring attention:
  3. Irresistibly or keenly interesting, attractive, etc.; captivating
That cannot be dispensed with or neglected
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  1. That cannot be dispensed with or neglected
  2. Obligatory; unavoidable:
  3. Absolutely necessary; essential.
Of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence:
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  1. Of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence:
  2. Of great moment; very important
  1. Wished for; desired; sought
  2. (Law) subject to immediate detainment by law enforcement authorities on sight.
Obligatory:
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  1. Obligatory:
  2. Needed; essential:
Strikingly conspicuous; prominent.
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  1. Strikingly conspicuous; prominent.
  2. Standing out from the rest; noticeable; conspicuous; prominent
  3. Most important or notable
Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
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  1. Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
  2. Highest in rank, authority, or office:
  3. Most important or influential:
Highest in rank, power, or authority:
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  1. Highest in rank, power, or authority:
  2. Of chief concern or importance:
Absolutely necessary; indispensable; requisite
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  1. Absolutely necessary; indispensable; requisite
  2. (Biochemistry) Being a substance that is required for normal functioning but cannot be synthesized by the body and therefore must be included in the diet:
  3. Fundamentally important or necessary:
Not derived from anything else; basic or original:
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  1. Not derived from anything else; basic or original:
  2. Referring to present or future time. Used as a collective designation for various present and future verb tenses in Latin, Greek, and Sanskrit.
  3. First in importance; chief; principal; main
Necessary to the continuation of life; life-sustaining:
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  1. Necessary to the continuation of life; life-sustaining:
  2. Necessary to continued existence or effectiveness:
  3. Extremely important; essential:
Highest or among the highest in rank, authority, importance, degree, etc.
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  1. Highest or among the highest in rank, authority, importance, degree, etc.
  2. First or highest in rank or importance.
  3. Of, relating to, or being financial principal, or a principal in a financial transaction.
Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
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  1. Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
  2. (Statistics, of a state) Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.
  3. Very interesting; engrossing
(Med.) Having the form of a cross
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  1. (Med.) Having the form of a cross
  2. Vital to the resolution of a crisis or the determination of an outcome:
  3. Extremely significant or important:
Quickly and easily resolved or determined:
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  1. Quickly and easily resolved or determined:
  2. Commercially prepared or processed for quick and easy final preparation:
  3. Appearing, done, or taking place with great quickness and ease:
Occurring in advance; preceding.
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  1. Occurring in advance; preceding.
  2. Having a position in the lead; foremost:
  3. Principal; chief
Of or relating to financial assets, especially being or related to those financial assets that add to the net worth of a business:
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  1. Of or relating to financial assets, especially being or related to those financial assets that add to the net worth of a business:
  2. First and foremost; principal:
  3. Most important or most serious; principal; chief
First in rank or importance; leading
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  1. First in rank or importance; leading
  2. More prominent or important than others, especially in position or rank:
Having or making urgent demands; demanding:
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  1. Having or making urgent demands; demanding:
  2. Requiring immediate action; pressing:
  3. Calling for immediate action or attention; urgent; critical
Abominable; reprehensible:
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  1. Abominable; reprehensible:
  2. That deserves rebuke or censure.
  3. That demands action or attention.
Urgently requiring attention:
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  1. Urgently requiring attention:
  2. Drivingly forceful:
  3. Irresistibly or keenly interesting, attractive, etc.; captivating
Exhorting; giving advice
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  1. Exhorting; giving advice
  2. Serving to encourage or urge to good deeds
  3. Marked by exhortation or strong urging:
Tending or having the power to persuade:
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  1. Tending or having the power to persuade:
Urgent; imperative
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  1. Urgent; imperative
  2. Overbearing, arrogant, domineering, etc.
  3. Urgent; pressing:
According to strict form; formal
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  1. According to strict form; formal
  2. Observed or done according to ritual or tradition
  3. Made with deep sincerity or invoking the force of religion:
Requiring serious thought; momentous:
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  1. Requiring serious thought; momentous:
  2. Dignified and somber in conduct or character:
  3. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
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  1. Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
  2. Of great consequence; serious or momentous:
  3. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous.
Capable of being impressed.
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  1. Capable of being impressed.
  2. Having or tending to have a strong effect on the mind or emotions; eliciting wonder or admiration
  3. Making a strong positive impression; inspiring admiration or awe:
Showing or expressing sincerity or seriousness:
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  1. Showing or expressing sincerity or seriousness:
  2. Serious and intense; not joking or playful; sincere, ardent, etc.
(Obs.) Troublesome
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  1. (Obs.) Troublesome
  2. Troublesomely urgent or persistent in requesting; pressingly entreating:
  3. Urgent or persistent in asking or demanding; insistent; refusing to be denied; annoyingly urgent or persistent
Loudly demanding or complaining
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  1. Loudly demanding or complaining
  2. Loud and confused; noisy
  3. Making or marked by loud outcry or sustained din.
Showing irritation or impatience
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  1. Showing irritation or impatience
  2. Acting with too much speed or haste; hurried:
  3. Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)
Of or characteristic of writing having a light, superficial, or dramatic, fast-paced style intended to excite the interest of the reader
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  1. Of or characteristic of writing having a light, superficial, or dramatic, fast-paced style intended to excite the interest of the reader
  2. Unable to breathe easily because of excitement, fear, etc.
  3. Excited or tense, often to the point of holding the breath:
Acting, happening, or done very hastily or rashly; impetuous; headstrong
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  1. Acting, happening, or done very hastily or rashly; impetuous; headstrong
  2. Acting with or marked by excessive haste and lack of due deliberation.
  3. Moving rapidly and heedlessly; speeding headlong.
Marked by frenzy; resulting from wild emotion
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  1. Marked by frenzy; resulting from wild emotion
  2. Highly excited with strong emotion or frustration; frenzied:
  3. Characterized by rapid and disordered or nervous activity:
(Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
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  1. (Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
  2. Having or marked by violent force:
  3. Acting or done quickly with little or inadequate thought.
Absolutely necessary; urgent; compelling
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  1. Absolutely necessary; urgent; compelling
  2. (Gram.) Designating or of the mood of a verb that expresses a command, strong request, or exhortation
  3. Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
Serving to convince; persuasive or believable:
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  1. Serving to convince; persuasive or believable:
  2. Showing clearly the excellence or superiority of a competitor:
  3. Causing one to feel sure or to believe or agree; persuading as by evidence; cogent
Tending to seduce, or lead astray; tempting; enticing
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  1. Tending to seduce, or lead astray; tempting; enticing
  2. Tending to seduce; alluring:
  3. Attractive, alluring, tempting.
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  1. Tending to give commands, authoritarian.
  2. Controlling or dominating by position
  3. Impressive, esp. in a dignified or imperial way
(Archaic) Sharp; keen
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  1. (Archaic) Sharp; keen
  2. Having or showing keen interest, intense desire, or impatient expectancy.
  3. Feeling or showing keen desire; impatient or anxious to do or get; ardent
Filled with or motivated by zeal; fervent.
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  1. Filled with or motivated by zeal; fervent.
  2. Full of zeal; ardent, fervent; exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion.
Causing or full of anxiety
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  1. Causing or full of anxiety
  2. Uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter; worried.
  3. Attended with, showing, or causing anxiety:
Involving a motor vehicle in motion:
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  1. Involving a motor vehicle in motion:
  2. Changing or capable of changing position:
  3. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
Emotionally aroused; agitated
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  1. Emotionally aroused; agitated
  2. (Physics) Being at an energy level higher than the ground state.
Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought.
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  1. Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought.
  2. Acting or likely to act on impulse
  3. (Physics) Acting within brief time intervals. Used especially of a force.
Forceful; effective:
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  1. Forceful; effective:
  2. Acting, or ready to act, with energy and force
  3. Living or growing with full vital strength; strong; robust
Of, or having the nature of, enthusiasm
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  1. Of, or having the nature of, enthusiasm
  2. Having or showing enthusiasm; ardent
  3. With zealous fervor; excited, motivated.
So strong as to be overwhelming:
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  1. So strong as to be overwhelming:
  2. That overpowers; so strong as to be overwhelming.
Having or showing the qualities of a master vis-a-vis a dependent or subordinate; authoritative; domineering.
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  1. Having or showing the qualities of a master vis-a-vis a dependent or subordinate; authoritative; domineering.
  2. Having or showing the ability of a master; expert; skillful; masterly
  3. Acting or capable of acting as a master or leader, especially in being domineering or imperious:
Of the utmost seriousness or importance
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  1. Of the utmost seriousness or importance
  2. Characterized by intense emotion; passionate:
  3. Marked by flames or intense heat:
That demands action or attention.
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  1. That demands action or attention.
  2. That deserves rebuke or censure.
  3. Abominable; reprehensible:
Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
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  1. Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
  2. Calling for quick action; urgent
  3. Arousing terror or causing extreme distress; dreadful; terrible
Rising above a surrounding medium, especially a fluid.
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  1. Rising above a surrounding medium, especially a fluid.
  2. Relating to an exceptionally tall tree whose crown extends well above the level of the upper canopy.
  3. Rooted below a body of water or in an area that is periodically submerged but extending above the water level. Used of aquatic plants such as cattails, rushes, or cord grass.
Requiring immediate action; pressing:
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  1. Requiring immediate action; pressing:
  2. Calling for immediate action or attention; urgent; critical
  3. Having or making urgent demands; demanding:
Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
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  1. Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
  2. Absolutely necessary; urgent; compelling
  3. Necessary or urgent:
(Archaic) Urgent; pressing
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  1. (Archaic) Urgent; pressing
  2. Quickly and easily resolved or determined:
  3. Occurring at once; immediate:
Very earnest or insistent:
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  1. Very earnest or insistent:
  2. Demanding immediate attention; urgent:
  3. Persistent in request or demand; insistent
Troublesomely urgent or persistent in requesting; pressingly entreating:
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  1. Troublesomely urgent or persistent in requesting; pressingly entreating:
  2. (Obs.) Troublesome
  3. Urgent or persistent in asking or demanding; insistent; refusing to be denied; annoyingly urgent or persistent
Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
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  1. Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
  2. Repetitive and persistent:
  3. Insisting or demanding; persistent in demands or assertions
(Zoology) Retained permanently, rather than disappearing in an early stage of development:
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  1. (Zoology) Retained permanently, rather than disappearing in an early stage of development:
  2. Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time; enduring:
  3. Continuing to exist or endure; lasting without change
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