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synonyms for pressed

  • pressured
  • pushed
  • rushing
  • urged
  • in a hurry
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How to use pressed in a sentence

When Yima pressed the earth with this ring, the genius of the Earth, Aramaîti, responded to his wish and order.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Louis pressed his father's hand to his lips; that hand which was hardly washed from the stain of Wharton's blood!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
If properly dried and pressed, it is possible to preserve the Fern fronds with a great deal of their natural colour.
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"God bless 'ee, Missy," cried the old man in the shrill cracked voice of age, as he pressed up to the carriage window.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The young woman was unable to answer; she pressed the hand of the pianist convulsively.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She pressed her hands tighter upon her bosom; her eyes sparkled with an odd approval of that brisk deed.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He did not say a word for an instant, for his lips were pressed so tightly together, that they were a white line.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Hilda bent over her trembling head whose right side pressed upon the pillow.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The rich Chinese were robbed and the labouring class were pressed into service fit for beasts of burden.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
American writers claim that the first pressed glass tumbler was made about 40 years back in that country, by a carpenter.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
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WORDS RELATED TO PRESSED

  • appressed
  • close
  • compressed
  • crowded
  • dense
  • firm
  • hard
  • impenetrable
  • impermeable
  • packed
  • pressed
  • solid
  • thick
  • tight
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