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1. pressing

adjective. ['ˈprɛsɪŋ'] compelling immediate action.

Synonyms

  • urgent

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract

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Words that Rhyme with Pressing

  • transgressing
  • progressing
  • distressing
  • redressing
  • reassessing
  • professing
  • digressing
  • confessing
  • coalescing
  • acquiescing
  • stressing
  • recessing
  • possessing
  • obsessing
  • addressing
  • dressing
  • caressing
  • blessing
  • blaesing
  • assessing
  • messing
  • lessing
  • hessing
  • guessing

Example sentences of the word pressing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Apply the patch by pressing the shiny, sticky side to your skin.

Quotes containing the word pressing


1. Some things don't last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there.
- Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

2. Sometimes, I feel the past and the future pressing so hard on either side that there's no room for the present at all.
- Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited

3. She leaned forward and caught at his hand, pressing it between her own. The touch was like white fire through his veins. He could not feel her skin only the cloth of her gloves, and yet it did not matter. You kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire. He had wondered once why love was always phrased in terms of burning. The conflagration in his own veins, now, gave the answer.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess

2. pressing

noun. ['ˈprɛsɪŋ'] the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure.

Synonyms

  • push
  • compressing
  • impression
  • compression
  • pressure
  • press

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • retreat
  • stay in place
  • refrain

3. pressing

noun. ['ˈprɛsɪŋ'] a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press.

Synonyms

  • portion

Antonyms

  • cool
  • unassertive
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