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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 classic literature ?
He had used the phrase "social revolution." The reporter merely dropped out "social." This was sent out all over the country in an Associated Press despatch, and from all over the country arose a cry of alarm.
Week by week more of the socialist papers were barred from the mails, and in a number of instances the Black Hundreds destroyed the socialist presses. Of course, the newspapers of the land lived up to the reactionary policy of the ruling class, and the destroyed socialist press was misrepresented and vilified, while the Black Hundreds were represented as true patriots and saviours of society.
Twenty thousand copies of father's book were in the bindery, and the presses were turning off more.
Thus, from the sixteenth century onward, the press, raised to the level of decaying architecture, contends with it and kills it.
Some compiler of statistics has calculated, that if all the volumes which have issued from the press since Gutenberg's day were to be piled one upon another, they would fill the space between the earth and the moon; but it is not that sort of grandeur of which we wished to speak.
The press, that giant machine, which incessantly pumps all the intellectual sap of society, belches forth without pause fresh materials for its work.
I pressed my thumb upon the button which controls the ray of repulsion, that splendid discovery of the Martians which permits them to navigate the thin atmosphere of their planet in huge ships that dwarf the dreadnoughts of our earthly navies into pitiful significance.
For an instant the blacks pressed close to reach me with their shorter swords, but presently they gave back, and the esteem in which they suddenly had learned to hold my sword arm was writ large upon each countenance.
AT a Public Dinner given to me on Saturday the 18th of April, 1868, in the City of New York, by two hundred representatives of the Press of the United States of America, I made the following observations among others:
Also, to declare how astounded I have been by the amazing changes I have seen around me on every side, - changes moral, changes physical, changes in the amount of land subdued and peopled, changes in the rise of vast new cities, changes in the growth of older cities almost out of recognition, changes in the graces and amenities of life, changes in the Press, without whose advancement no advancement can take place anywhere.
- Or let him refer to an able, and perfectly truthful article, in THE FOREIGN QUARTERLY REVIEW, published in the present month of October; to which my attention has been attracted, since these sheets have been passing through the press. He will find some specimens there, by no means remarkable to any man who has been in America, but sufficiently striking to one who has not.
Again he saw himself as he pressed the switch of his electric torch and looked.
Jerry roused to Skipper's entrance under the blanket, and, quite as if it were a long-established custom, curled in between his arm and side, and, after one happy sniff and one kiss of his cool little tongue, as Skipper pressed his cheek against him caressingly, dozed off to sleep.
The soldiers squeezed themselves to make way for him, but again pressed on him so that they jammed his leg, and those nearest him were not to blame for they were themselves pressed still harder from behind.
Putting my arms about his neck I pressed my cheek close to his, nor am I ashamed that I did it, nor of the tears that came to my eyes as I thought of his love for me.