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Synonyms for press

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to act on with a steady pushing force

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to exert pressure

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to extract from by applying pressure

to smooth by applying heat and pressure

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to congregate, as around a person

to put one's arms around affectionately

to impel to action

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to do or achieve by forcing obstacles out of one's way

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to solicit (something) insistently

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journalists and journalism in general

an enormous number of persons gathered together

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the state of demanding notice or attention

the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines

a dense crowd of people

a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes

clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use

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any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids

a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead

the act of pressing

force or impel in an indicated direction

to be oppressive or burdensome

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place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure

crowd closely

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create by pressing

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be urgent

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exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person

press from a plastic

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make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby

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press and smooth with a heated iron

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lift weights

ask for or request earnestly

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The Color of Fascism: Lawrence Dennis, Racial Passing, and the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism in the United States by Gerald Home New York University Press, November 2006 $45, ISBN 0-814-73686-6
Chen Hsong of Taiwan announced that it had developed a press series with a direct-drive electric injection system and hybrid clamp.
One online poll asked, "Do you believe Pat Robertson can correctly leg bench press 2,000 pounds?
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University Press, 2006.
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They also shed a not-altogether-flattering light on the one institution whose reputation was enhanced by Watergate: the Washington press corps.
The Feintool Systems Parts facility in Nashville, TN, for example, has a unique 500-ton hydraulic press that is fitted with multiple tooling modules fed by a CNC part transfer system with the result that all operations, including in-tool deburring, are conducted in a single pass.
Cambridge Companions to Literature) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
EDITOR'S NOTE: In part three of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games series, we look at how communication, training and a strong recognition programme for staff contributed to the overall success of the largest press centre in Olympic Games history.