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im pres

  • n  the act of coercing someone into government service
  • v  have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    This child impressed me as unusually mature
  • v  impress positively
    The young chess player impressed her audience
  • v  produce or try to produce a vivid impression of
  • v  mark or stamp with or as if with pressure
    To make a batik, you impress a design with wax
  • v  reproduce by printing
  • v  take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
  • v  dye (fabric) before it is spun

  • Chosen to impress, perhaps? Are you implying, in a racist fashion, that the people of China are so malnourished through melamine contaminants that they can't grow above a height of .
  • I know that in my 20s I had wanted to impress my family and my heterosexual friends with my stability.
  • At the same time that he terrorized his adversaries, he knew how to please, impress and charm the very interlocutors from whom he wanted support.
News & Articles


  • Joachim Loew in The Associated Press
    We always try to be a constant offensive threat and to (impress) with our skills,Loew said. "And Spanish football also places a lot of importance on technical skill. Their passing game is a celebration of football and how easy they make it...
  • Paul Burrell in 940 News
    I am not proud of this. I was trying to impress him. The comments I made to him were not correct,Burrell said in the statement.
  • Michael Strahan in USA Today
    I told him I'm wearing layers,Strahan said. "These guys can wear short sleeves. I'm not trying to impress anybody. For what? Oh, I'm strong!"

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