verb (used with object), pres·sured, pres·sur·ing.
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So much of what is considered “romantic” is actually inappropriate, pressuring, or unnerving.
Next target: Pressuring Federal Express to remove its name from the stadium.So Redskins Sponsor FedEx Is OK With That Racist Team Name, Too?|Michael Tomasky|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes this amounts to nothing more than pressuring friends into listening to a song we desperately love.The ‘SNL’ Race Controversy: Why Leslie Jones Can Say What She Likes|Phoebe Robinson|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said it to both the sisters, but Shelley felt he was pressuring her.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Minutes after arriving in the compound Elkin was surrounded by worshipers, students and mosque guards, pressuring him to leave.
You're holding our radioactives off the market, pressuring the government for a price rise which it can't afford.Medal of Honor|Dallas McCord Reynolds
I hope you didn't think I was probing into your personal affairs or pressuring you too severely.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Five is somewhat better, the sky is pressuring evening and, by six, is big with shadows that foresee the coming dark.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown