imposition

[ im-puh-zish-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF imposition

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPOSITION

I think, for instance, the imposition of a tax of one per cent.

"I spurn the imposition," said Lady Dorothea, tearing it in fragments.

Most of them took this as an added insult and swore roundly at it as an imposition.

They appealed to the Cadi against what they called the imposition.

You and all belonging to you were an imposition and a fraud.

"But that imposition is the only means of preventing the duel," replied Miss Woodley.

And wasn't she continuing the imposition largely for the same reason?

The interval of imposition is our imaginary interval of creation.

"Her case, however, wears not much the semblance of imposition," said the Squire.

They broke down the remnant of her excuse that the child was an imposition.

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