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impress (n):
the act of coercing someone into government service
Related Words: ment
impress (v):
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
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This child impressed me as unusually mature.
This behavior struck me as odd

Related Words: affect
impress (v):
impress positively
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The young chess player impressed her audience
impress (v):
dye (fabric) before it is spun
impress (v):
produce or try to produce a vivid impression of
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Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us
Related Words: instill
impress (v):
take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
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The men were shanghaied after being drugged
Related Words: shanghai
impress (v):
reproduce by printing
Related Word: print
impress (v):
mark or stamp with or as if with pressure
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To make a batik, you impress a design with wax
Related Words: imprint
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Smile, and the world smiles with you; cry, and you cry alone

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