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use "beholden" in a sentence

They were justices of the peace, and performed their unpaid duties with arduous and honest diligence, and with serene, unhampered impartiality toward a society to which they were not beholden for their official stations.

Because a client was beholden to his patron for his position, the

Many other women also become attracted to him, including the Widow Quin, who tries unsuccessfully to seduce Christy at Shawn's behest.

He reappears in "First Steps", again trying to make his big score, apparently at the behest of Hammerhead.

After settler attacks on Indian towns, Seminole Indians based in East Florida began raiding Georgia settlements, purportedly at the behest of the Spanish.

He taught at University of Minnesota and Marshall College before undertaking the Han shu translation project at the behest of the American Council of Learned Societies.

At the behest of the Srimad Rajacandra Granthamala, he translated from Gujarati into Hindi Srimad Rajacandra's Mok?amala.

A powerful telekinetic, he led the team for a short time at the behest of the American government during the graphic novel Human on the Inside while Jack Hawksmoor was crippled.

She is extremely afraid of her mother, and was once nearly married off to Shingo at her mother's behest, but like the other girls she has shown feelings for him and jealously towards other girls out of the boxing club that shows attraction to him.

However, Detective Conway arrives at the behest of Big Mike and sees the gun in Chuck's hand, taking Chuck into custody despite his protests that he was trying to help his imprisoned (cover) girlfriend.

At the behest of Hazeen, Lucien was eventually appointed as the executive officer of this group of Jedi operatives, which included masters Xamar, Q'Anilia, Feln and Raana Tey.

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