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empressement

noun em·presse·ment \äⁿ-pres-ˈmäⁿ\

Definition of EMPRESSEMENT

:  demonstrative warmth or cordiality

Origin of EMPRESSEMENT

French, from (s')empresser to hurry, from en- + presser to press
First Known Use: 1709

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