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Synonyms for pressure

Synonyms for pressure

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

power used to overcome resistance

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to maintain normal air pressure in


Synonyms for pressure

a force that compels

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the act of pressing

the state of demanding notice or attention

the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin

an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

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to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

exert pressure on someone through threats

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This is especially true if the therapist employs deeper pressure techniques for clinical orthopedic work.
The Y roller offers the option of a double ridge for deeper pressure or a single ridge for a more relaxing roll.
Having an immaculate complexion, I opted for the marginally more rigorous Swedish massage (pounds 45), a full body pummelling designed to inject deeper pressure into tired and knotted muscles.
This heat relaxes the muscles further, allowing the therapist to apply deeper pressure.
Traditional Western massages use light strokes on the face but the Japanese facial also includes deeper pressure massage.The unique massage focuses on preventing rather than curing skin problems.