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Synonyms of pressure in English:


  • 1 confined gas exerts a constant pressure
    physical force, load, stress, thrust;
    compression, weight
  • 2 they put pressure on us to borrow money
    coercion, force, compulsion, constraint, duress;
    pestering, harassment, nagging, badgering, intimidation, arm-twisting, persuasion
  • 3 she had a lot of pressure from work
    strain, stress, tension, trouble, difficulty
    informal hassle
  • verb

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  • 1 they pressured him into resigning
    coerce, pressurize, put pressure on, press, push, persuade, force, bulldoze, hound, harass, nag, harry, badger, goad, pester, browbeat, bully, bludgeon, intimidate, dragoon, twist someone's arm, strong-arm
    informal railroad, lean on, hustle
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