incumbent on

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morally binding or necessary

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She did not mean to have her own affections entangled again, and it would be incumbent on her to avoid any encouragement of his.
All things considered, therefore, it seems incumbent on me to take her to town and marry her immediately to Sir James.
and he felt it incumbent on him, as a king and an ally, to confer on state affairs with Alexander's envoy.
They formed the design of a great Confederacy, which it is incumbent on their successors to improve and perpetuate.