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Definitions of necessity:

part of speech: noun

That which is necessary or unavoidable: compulsion: need: poverty.

part of speech: noun

That which cannot be otherwise; that which must be; extreme indigence; pinching poverty; irresistible power.

part of speech: noun

The state or quality of being absolutely needed or indispensable; that which is unavoidable or which cannot be done without; compulsion; extreme poverty.

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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