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The task now imposed upon him was a most distasteful and unwelcome one.

I warn you, then, that I have imposed upon you a difficult, a dangerous task.

You have imposed upon a nature which you knew to be confiding and unsuspicious.

They stammered and entreated, at their wit's end when a fine was imposed upon them.

People who judge of Books from their Titles, must be often imposed upon.

But it appears strange that later ages should have been imposed upon by the fiction.

Except mere bodily restraint, no control could be imposed upon her.

Asad cursed him, his anger bursting all the bonds he had imposed upon it.

It was a penance she had imposed upon herself to atone for her guilt.

A man like Mr. Moore could not have been imposed upon by a mere forgery.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to lay (a crime, etc.) to the account of," from Old French imposer "put, place; impute, charge, accuse" (c.1300), from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + poser "put, place" (see pose (v.1)). Sense of "to lay on as a burden" first recorded 1580s. Related: Imposed; imposing.

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