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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Robinson was in Birmingham to press the flesh with 40 hand-picked members of newly-formed West Midlands Young Labour and take them on a canal boat trip.
The carpets at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall were so heavily laden with static that anyone daft enough to press the flesh was zapped by an electric charge.
They'll do some cyber-dating, though they won't ever actually press the flesh.
Rick Perry came to press the flesh with voters here Thursday - but outside a local cafe, Popovers on the Square, he ran instead into a vociferous protest of his view that Medicare and Social Security are a "Ponzi scheme.
However, no agreement has yet been struck and, despite the determination of Whyte and Ellis to press the flesh, Johnston has remained in the United States with no intention of attending tonight's big game at Ibrox .
And so she takes her super-powered sexy self from video shoots and arena stages to press the flesh and broker deals with businessmen and politicians.
AROUND 40 Midland employees flocked to the home of Birmingham City FC to press the flesh.
Keen to press the flesh in the Navan shopping centre, Enda and Shane left their multi-coloured painted-up Fine Gael jeep outside.
The game in our country can do without giving any succour to the Patron of the Zimbabwe Cricket Union, even if Jack Straw's content to bow in his direction and press the flesh.
The hope here is that Edwards and Dean press Kerry - and press the flesh - through the upcoming states, showing off the best of their party.
She doesn't need to press the flesh or beg us to buy poppies.
WHOOPI MAKING WAVES: Whoopi Goldberg has been an outspoken critic of the war in Iraq and other Bush administration policies, making it highly unlikely that she'll get an opportunity to press the flesh with the president anytime soon.