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  Words related to impress

Related / Similar Words: impressment, yarn-dye, ingrain, instill, shanghai, imprint, print, affect, move, strike

 

Definition:
  • the act of coercing someone into government service;
  • dye (fabric) before it is spun;
  • produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us";
  • take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship; "The men were shanghaied after being drugged";
  • mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax";
  • reproduce by printing;
  • have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd";
  • impress positively; "The young chess player impressed her audience";

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    Hyponyms: stamp, emboss, boss, letter, typeset, prove, offset, multigraph, overprint, print over, cyclostyle, boldface, italicize, italicise, infect, surprise, ingrain, instill, awaken, engrave, strike dumb, zap, jar, hit home, strike home, strike a chord, strike a note, smite, cloud, pierce, sweep away, sweep off, disturb, upset, trouble, touch, stir, move, sadden, prepossess, wow

     

    Grouped Verbs: hit, strike, come to, motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite

     

    Entailments: press

     

    Derivational Morphology: shanghai, inculcation, ingraining, instilling, impressment, shanghaier, seizer, imprint, embossment, impression, print, black and white, printer, pressman, printing machine, printing, printing process, affect

     

    Anagrams: pismire, premise, premiss

     

     
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