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Dancing, hard-pressed, made a dash to break through the circle to liberty.

For a while he was hard-pressed by this ugly, poison-toothed creature.

It was on this account that he gave easy terms to the hard-pressed Sultan.

He will also, when hard-pressed, take the most desperate leaps to avoid his foes.

The American farmers in our county were quite as hard-pressed as their neighbours from other countries.

Bigot burst into a wild laugh, as was his wont when hard-pressed.

Of course the suits of some of the suitors had been hard-pressed by Mrs. Valentine.

Business is dull and he is hard-pressed by competitive houses.

But your suggestion, Natty, is worthy of consideration, if we are hard-pressed.

At last we got within a hundred yards of the hard-pressed herd.

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