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adjective as in rushed

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We indulge in expensive cold-pressed juices and SoulCycle classes, justifying these purchases as investments in our health.

I am not the most financially literate person (I would be hard-pressed to articulate the term “junk bond”).

One would be hard-pressed to find an earlier opponent of the Nazis than Dietrich von Hildebrand.

He says he likes Truffaut's work, but is hard pressed to think of a title.

Even when pressed, the department has been less than forthcoming with specifics on police shootings in the city.

When Yima pressed the earth with this ring, the genius of the Earth, Aramaîti, responded to his wish and order.

Louis pressed his father's hand to his lips; that hand which was hardly washed from the stain of Wharton's blood!

If properly dried and pressed, it is possible to preserve the Fern fronds with a great deal of their natural colour.

"God bless 'ee, Missy," cried the old man in the shrill cracked voice of age, as he pressed up to the carriage window.

The young woman was unable to answer; she pressed the hand of the pianist convulsively.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pressed, such as: pressured, pushed, rushing, urged, and in a hurry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.