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synonyms for impressment

  • lottery
  • selection
  • allotment
  • assignment
  • greetings
  • induction
  • levy
  • recruiting
  • registration
  • call of duty
  • call-up
  • letter from Uncle Sam
  • roll call
  • selective service
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How to use impressment in a sentence

Every member and every servant of the Company was to be privileged against impressment and arrest.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The navy in time of war was recruited by impressment, a system which, though recognised by common law, entailed much hardship.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
In this also Rhode Island bore her part, propping as best she might her tottering treasury and using impressment for raising men.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
In the provisioning of the army the Confederate Government had recourse to impressment and the arbitrary fixing of prices.
THE DAY OF THE CONFEDERACYNATHANIEL W. STEPHENSON
Farmers who were compelled to accept the prices fixed by the impressment commissioners cried out that they were being ruined.
THE DAY OF THE CONFEDERACYNATHANIEL W. STEPHENSON
In such times the royal navy always relied, for its supply of men, upon impressment, especially of merchant seamen.
PRIVATEERING AND PIRACY IN THE COLONIAL PERIODVARIOUS
Time has been when the impressment of our seamen was cried out against by a large majority of Congress.
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
Upon the impressment of seamen, the subject was too delicate; she was fighting for her existence; she would yield nothing.
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
He would stop Americans from trading with the world—that would prevent the capture of our ships and the impressment of our seamen.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL VOLUME 4 OF 4ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
Under pressure of conflict, Great Britain increased her impressment of American sailors.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL VOLUME 4 OF 4ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPRESSMENT

  • allotment
  • assignment
  • call of duty
  • call-up
  • greetings
  • impressment
  • induction
  • letter from Uncle Sam
  • levy
  • lottery
  • recruiting
  • registration
  • roll call
  • selection
  • selective service
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