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imposed upon

adjective as in deceived

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adjective as in taxed

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As long as they are not being treated fairly by the state, it should not be imposed upon them.

Your challenge is not simply to stick to your word, but to do so without making it obvious you feel imposed upon.

It was he who deserved punishment—not the sufferer with his calamities imposed upon him by his erring sire.

Immediately after the passing of the Act of 1888 the railway companies vigorously attacked the work imposed upon them.

However that may be, the Government have imposed upon the Irish railways a burden of working expenses which they cannot bear.

Such bank was in fact to enjoy a monopoly of levying the fines which the laws of the country imposed upon swearing.

Moreover, there are imposed upon a writer certain established rules which he must follow.


On this page you'll find 232 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impose upon, such as: be dishonest, betray, cheat, circumvent, defraud, and delude.

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