pressure

Part of speech: noun

The act of pressing, or the state of being pressed; urgency; rush.

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Usage examples "pressure":

  1. We knew, almost for the first time, what it was to be without any pressure of anxiety. - "We Girls: A Home Story", Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney.
  2. Consequently, there is sufficient let- up in buying to allow the pressure of selling by the bears to bring it about. - "Successful Stock Speculation", John James Butler.
  3. They could feel the quick water rise about the pressure at their feet. - "The Blazed Trail", Stewart Edward White.