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honor-bound

[on-er-bound]
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  1. bound by or placed under the obligation of honor: She felt honor-bound to defend her friend.
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appreciative, obliged, thankful, beholden, grateful, obligated, duty-bound, accountable, bound, chargeable, hooked, liable, owing, responsible, bounden, owed, honor-bound

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  • Honor-bound too, was he, to divide his fee of a dollar per scholar with his benefactors.