- 1. enforce, impose, compel, oblige, obligate
- usage: compel to behave in a certain way; "Social relations impose courtesy"
- 2. inflict, bring down, visit, impose, communicate, intercommunicate
- usage: impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
- 3. levy, impose, charge, bill
- usage: impose and collect; "levy a fine"
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- 1. baronial, imposing, noble, stately, impressive (vs. unimpressive)
- usage: impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns"
- 2. distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterial, dignified (vs. undignified)
- usage: used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person; "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty"
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