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v. affect strongly; have a strong positive effect on a person's feelings; make an impression; cause favorable admiration; emphasize; stamp, imprint, make a mark using pressure; stir up interest to oneself
 
n. act of affecting strongly; impression, imprint; stamping, stamp used to make a mark using pressure

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Noun
1. the act of coercing someone into government service
(synonym) impressment
(hypernym) seizure
(derivation) shanghai

Verb
1. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
(synonym) affect, move, strike
(hyponym) infect
(cause) feel, experience
(verb-group) hit, strike, come to
2. impress positively; "The young chess player impressed her audience"
(hypernym) affect, move, strike
(hyponym) prepossess
3. produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us"
(synonym) ingrain, instill
(hypernym) affect, move, strike
4. mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
(synonym) imprint
(hypernym) change surface
(hyponym) stamp
(entail) press
(derivation) impression
5. reproduce by printing
(synonym) print
(hypernym) write
(hyponym) letter
6. take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship; "The men were shanghaied after being drugged"
(synonym) shanghai
(hypernym) kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch
(derivation) impressment
(classification) crime, law-breaking
7. dye (fabric) before it is spun
(synonym) yarn-dye
(hypernym) dye


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impress
n. zapůsobit; udělat dojem; vštípit

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Czas. wywierać wrażenie; wpajać; zaszczepiać (coś komuś)


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