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impound to shut up or confine (an animal) in a pound. [3 definitions]
impoverish to make poor; cause to live in poverty. [2 definitions]
impoverished poor or caused to become poor; lacking in the essentials of life.
impracticable not capable of being put into practice or carried out.
impractical not useful or wise to put into practice; not workable. [2 definitions]
imprecate to invoke (a curse, disaster, or the like) on another.
imprecation a curse, uttered or thought of. [2 definitions]
imprecise not exact, accurate, or well-defined; not precise; vague.
imprecision the condition or quality of being imprecise. [2 definitions]
impregnable1 able to withstand any attack, as a fortress. [2 definitions]
impregnable2 capable of being impregnated or fertilized, as an egg.
impregnate to make (a female animal or human) pregnant, or to make (an egg) fertile. [2 definitions]
impresario one who sponsors, produces, or manages public entertainments or entertainers, esp. one who directs or arranges tours for an opera company. [2 definitions]
imprescriptible in law, not subject to legal acquisition through long use or possession.
impress1 to cause a strong or particular opinion or emotional feeling in. [7 definitions]
impress2 to force into military service, esp. sea duty.
impressed having a strong, lasting, or favorable feeling about someone or something as a response to having met or encountered that person or thing.
impression a strong feeling or idea resulting from experience or perception. [6 definitions]
impressionable readily influenced; affected by suggestion; suggestible.
impressionism (often cap.) a style of painting, originating in France in the late nineteenth century, directed toward capturing the vitality of a subject through observing the play of colored light and shadow upon it and painting quickly, using short brush strokes and unmixed colors. [2 definitions]
impressive able to make a strong or lasting impact on the mind or emotions; striking.