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I recall hearing usages like

Need I say more?
Need I remind you that ...?

instead of

Do I need to say more?
Do I need to remind you that ...?

Indeed, they sound better, at least to me. I wonder whether there are more usages like this or not. Is this special to the verb need or are there similar usages like these?

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The verbs need and dare are sometimes called "semi-modal", in that they sometimes behave like modal verbs (eg can: forming their negative and interrogative without do, and not taking -s in the third person singular).

The degree to which they do so varies between speakers, and according to register (degree of formality).

The idioms you mention ("Need I say more" etc.) are widespread.

In Britain I/you/he need not and I/you/he dare not are common, but I believe they are less common in American English.

"Need you", as in Need you go so soon? is old fashioned in Britain, but is still heard; I don't know about America.

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