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  • verbinfluence
  • verbpress down to make design
  • verbemphasize

synonyms for impressing

  • 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 impressing

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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 impressing in a sentence

But he failed to impose upon the Colonel, and was even far from impressing him with this trumped-up knowledge of bygone days.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
This monument faces the principal entrance with the careful design of impressing the visitor, and its impact can be tremendous.
A WANDERER IN PARISE. V. LUCAS
The accompanying barks were probably involuntary, but they were a great help in astonishing and impressing the natives.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Never once, you see, did I lose an opportunity of impressing the savages among whom I dwelt.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
She succeeded in impressing the nations with a favourable idea of her subjects.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
Not succeeding in impressing her according to his wish, he resorted to extraordinary measures to compass the end.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Thus was Nicholas robbed of his best pretext for impressing his will upon Turkey.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
After impressing this lesson upon his brother's mind, he lay back upon his pillow and never spoke again.
EARLY SCENES IN CHURCH HISTORYVARIOUS
A frame full of nervous power, but not impressing one especially with muscular vigor.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
Now farewell, my dear, dear friend; I imprint a sorrowful kiss on your forehead, thus impressing my thoughts on it as with a seal.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPRESSING

  • blazing
  • branding
  • impressing
  • initialing
  • labeling
  • lettering
  • notching
  • scoring
  • ticketing
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