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to have as a need or prerequisite

to be without what is needed, required, or essential

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to ask for urgently or insistently

to oblige to do or not do by force of authority, propriety, or custom

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consider obligatory

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have need of

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My good townspeople will not much regret me, for -- though it has been as dear an object as any, in my literary efforts, to be of some importance in their eyes, and to win myself a pleasant memory in this abode and burial-place of so many of my forefathers -- there has never been, for me, the genial atmosphere which a literary man requires in order to ripen the best harvest of his mind.
He grows vespertinal in his habits as the evening of life approaches, till at last he comes forth only just before sundown, and gets all the walk that he requires in half an hour.
I suppose he had considered that these were all the governess would require for her private perusal; and, indeed, they contented me amply for the present; compared with the scanty pickings I had now and then been able to glean at Lowood, they seemed to offer an abundant harvest of entertainment and information.
When the dimensions of a State attain to a certain magnitude, it requires the same energy of government and the same forms of administration which are requisite in one of much greater extent.
Stability, on the contrary, requires that the hands in which power is lodged should continue for a length of time the same.
Have you papers of consequence that will require copying?
I do not require anything, madame; I simply express what I desire.
He sent a messenger to the other bride, and entreated her to return to her own kingdom, for he had a wife already, and someone who had just found an old key did not require a new one.
He observed to his father that he was then six-and-twenty, and that when he should start in the farming business he would require eyes in the back of his head to see to all matters--some one would be necessary to superintend the domestic labours of his establishment whilst he was afield.
It was estimated that it would require six months to complete our preparations in view of the fact that the utmost secrecy must be maintained to keep the project from the ears of Zat Arras.
Colonel, I always require it," replied the Emperor.
Of the two parties who answered it, but one would consent to give me fifty pounds, the sum my mother bade me name as the salary I should require; and here, I hesitated about engaging myself, as I feared the children would be too old, and their parents would require some one more showy, or more experienced, if not more accomplished than I.
I've a fair head for figures, and I don't require too large a salary.
Maston, "you will get to this, that as soon as your shot becomes sufficiently heavy you will not require any powder at all.
I told them, what I-- really thought, that the enquiry would be of a serious nature, and would require very good eyes.