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Imposition

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A task given as a punishment. Of course the word is taken from the verb impose, as the task is imposed. The term is common in schools, colleges, and universities. In the sense of a deception it means to “put a trick on a person,” hence, the expressions “to put on one,” “to lay it on thick,” etc.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Imogine
Imp (Anglo-Saxon)
Imp of Darkness (An)
Impanation
Impannata
Impar Congressus Achilli
Imperial (An)
Imperium in Imperio
Impertinence
Imponderables (Latin, things without weight)
Imposition
Imposition of Hands
Impossibilities
Impropriation
Impropriator
Improve the Occasion (To)
Improvisators
Improvisatrix or Improvisatrice
In Cæna Domini
In Commendam (Latin)
In Esse (Latin)