Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of imposer.

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Examples

  • The Skrull Invasion eventually tested my patience because (and this was a long enough time ago, I think, skylarker, that I can just say this out loud) it expected me to potentially believe that many characters had been imposers for several generations.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • You will most likely wind up like Oscars and Deanos, gone because you dont fit in with your new imposers ..

    Angie’s: Goodbye, Good Riddance « PubliCola

  • So while you can be on the side of the charge-imposers, I have a right under our market economy to be a charge-avoider to the maximum extent possible.troll_dc2Quote

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bank of America to Impose Annual Fees on Transactional Users Credit Cards:

  • Nobody to appeal to, of what avail will your resistance be against the consequences of a rite witnessed to by the imposers of it, and those your nearest relations?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • The following year he wrote that the US was hated around the world "because our corporations have been the principal deliverers and imposers of new technologies and economic schemes that have wrecked the self-respect, the cultures of men, women and children in so many other societies".

    Vonnegut Jumps the Shark

  • A grand secret, upon which several imposers on mankind have totally relied for the success of their frauds.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • You call people like this fundamentalists, intolerant, imposers of morality, and the stated objective of applying such labels is to end the debate, to cause such people to shrink back from the public square and to defend themselves rather than to cause the people who are doing the labeling to defend their agenda.

    The Things That Matter Most

  • My dear Hermogenes, the first imposers of names must surely have been considerable persons; they were philosophers, and had a good deal to say.

    The CRATYLUS

  • And then, after they had been read in a full Convocation, and allowed of, they were printed in Latin, that the Parliament's proceedings and the University's sufferings might be manifested to all nations: and the imposers of these oaths might repent, or answer them: but they were past the first; and for the latter, I might swear they neither can, nor ever will.

    Lives of John Donne Henry Wotton Rich'd Hooker George Herbert etc

  • To Lord Kames he said, "America must become a great country, populous and mighty; and will, _in a less time than is generally conceived_, be able to shake off any shackles that may be imposed upon her, and perhaps place them on the imposers."

    From Boyhood to Manhood Life of Benjamin Franklin

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