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Imperative

Definition

[n] some duty that is essential and urgent
[n] a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
[adj] requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
[adj] (grammar) relating to verbs in the imperative mood

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Antonyms

beseeching