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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Influence (somebody's) opinion in advance; Make a positive impression (on someone) beforehand; Cause to be preoccupied; Possess beforehand.

Usage examples (35)
  • The effect of this bodily grace is to prepossess the beholder.
  • The aspect about was not calculated to prepossess one in favor of the country.
  • For the first two or three miles the country through which I passed did not at all prepossess me in favour of
  • He was a powerful fellow, and tall, but his features were of a low, brutal type, which did not prepossess anyone in his favor. for more
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