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  • verbinfluence
  • verbpress down to make design
  • verbemphasize

synonyms for impresses

  • affect
  • awe
  • excite
  • faze
  • inspire
  • sway
  • thrill
  • touch
  • arouse
  • buffalo
  • bulldoze
  • carry
  • electrify
  • enforce
  • enthuse
  • galvanize
  • get
  • grab
  • grandstand
  • kill
  • move
  • overawe
  • pique
  • provoke
  • register
  • score
  • slay
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • strike
  • be conspicuous
  • blow away
  • knock out
  • make a hit
  • make an impression
  • make splash
  • push around
  • show off
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antonyms for impresses

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  • discourage
  • bear
  • bore
  • calm
  • create
  • delight
  • depress
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • give birth
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • miss
  • please
  • stop
  • neglect
  • take apart
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How to use impresses in a sentence

It impresses with a sense of increased obligation, that furnishes an ardour of mind, powerfully impelling to duty.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Besides, he had that frank, good-humored expression which always impresses me favorably.
A PASSION IN THE DESERTHONORE DE BALZAC
But the genius loci here impresses on the trade in discarded odds and ends a peculiar character of its own.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
The presence of great heights or great depths, seen or unseen, always impresses the human mind—perhaps oppresses it.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
It turns up at an angle that fills the spectator with admiration, and impresses him with an awe that is speechless.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
So God speaks and his Word or Will impresses form upon matter.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
In all these similes matter appears as something external to God, upon which he impresses form.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Theirs is that kind of beauty which borders on the sublime, and which impresses us so powerfully in the Ocean.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Hence the joint family directly impresses one as being an extension of the individual family.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
It is that feeling of fresh loneliness that impresses itself before any detail of the wild.
LETTERS FROM AMERICARUPERT BROOKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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