verb (used with object), pres·sured, pres·sur·ing.
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If your toilet paper roll is made entirely with paper that’s already been used at least once, you’ll know you’re not putting additional pressure on forests by purchasing it.Trying to shop sustainably? Here’s what you need to consider.|Sarah Kaplan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Once her beauty became something people shouted about on the streets, the pressure to stay that thin only glazed over the wound and kept it in place.What ‘The Crown’ got right in portraying Princess Diana’s bulimia: It let her voice be heard|Amanda Long|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
As the world becomes hotter, the air pressure around Mount Everest is increasing, according to a new study published in the journal iScience.Everest Summits May Become Easier Due to Climate Change|Kyla Mandel|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
He would also have faced some pressure to help the Timberwolves win after a disappointing 2019-20 season.NBA draft winners and losers: A win for LaMelo Ball, woe for the Warriors|Ben Golliver|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Retailers also say that consumers’ shift to online purchasing has taken pressure off bricks-and-mortar stores.Shoppers are panic-buying toilet paper. This time, there should be enough to go around.|Laura Reiley, Abha Bhattarai|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
And yet the president declined to take this action two years ago, when he was pressured by major LGBT rights organizations.
Her employers have been pressured from above and have in turn demanded that she stop her advocacy work.
No matter how scared she was, no matter how hard they pressured her, she continued to resist.
Fame came only after Cohn pressured her to diet, dye her hair, cap her teeth, and change her name.Should We Give Kim Novak a Break on the Oscar Plastic Surgery Hate-Tweeting?|Lizzie Crocker|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just two weeks ago, Prayuth felt compelled to deny that senior figures in the country had pressured him to oust the government.
He has different ideas, and he can't be pressured by the bolos.The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
By the time fire boats arrived to spray the Florence with streams of pressured water, the situation was well in hand.Guilt of the Brass Thieves|Mildred A. Wirt
Or perhaps there had been sound in the pressured atmosphere.Master of the Moondog|Stanley Mullen
He has been pressured into it by this Native Welfare government-within-the-Government.Oomphel in the Sky|Henry Beam Piper
He is pressured by the peaceful environment into becoming a criminal or a misfit.The Time Traders|Andre Norton