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Noun
The force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
“The mass loaded on the piston exerts constant pressure on the gas while it expands.”
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A sense of stressful urgency caused by having too many demands on one's time or resources
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“Angry parents say the delay has increased the pressure on them at an already stressful time.”
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The use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something
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“We are facing increasing pressure from shareholders demanding profits and wanting to see readership figures.”
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Mental or emotional strain
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Strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement
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The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
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The act of asking someone earnestly
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Urgency of manner or words
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An urgent need or demand
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The action of saying something to persuade, encourage, or remind someone to do or say something
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The process by which something is kneaded
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The action or process of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something
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An general act of touching someone or something
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The reason, whether conscious or unconscious, for a certain course of action
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Advice or counseling aimed at resolving a problem
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Something used to measure heaviness
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The regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
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Exhaustive questioning
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A situation or action that tempts someone to do something or makes a particular outcome likely
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The practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats
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Tight pressing
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The power to influence a person or situation
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Power derived from the utilization of physical or chemical resources
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An engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
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To persuade forcefully
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“It may be possible to pressure him into stepping down.”
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Press for political action
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To cause mental or emotional strain or tension in
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Plead for; try to sell
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(usually of an object) To physically strain, or to apply force as to cause strain
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To draw or make tight or taut
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To be on the verge of inflicting harm or danger
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To make heavy demands on
Adjective
Minority or alternative
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