- 1. impress, impressment, seizure
- usage: the act of coercing someone into government service
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- 1. affect, impress, move, strike
- usage: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
- 2. impress, affect, impress, move, strike
- usage: impress positively; "The young chess player impressed her audience"
- 3. impress, ingrain, instill, affect, impress, move, strike
- usage: produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"
- 4. impress, imprint, change surface
- usage: mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
- 5. print, impress, write
- usage: reproduce by printing
- 6. shanghai, impress, kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch
- usage: take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship; "The men were shanghaied after being drugged"
- 7. impress, yarn-dye, dye
- usage: dye (fabric) before it is spun
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