impressment

[im-pres-muhnt]
noun
the act of impressing people or property into public service or use.

Origin:
1780–90; impress2 + -ment

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impressment (ɪmˈprɛsmənt)
 
n
the commandeering or conscription of things or men into government service

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The short answer is no--my fortune-telling experience extends to brief impressment as a palm-reader at a children's party.
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