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Then again, poetry is probably not the most pressing business case for Primer’s products.

From Fortune

It’s a goal that might take a backseat to more pressing concerns in the short term.

From Quartz

We are failing to collectively understand what our most critical and pressing problems actually are.

Still, perhaps the most pressing issue is that no one knows where the ROS are coming from, and why they accrue in the gut.

Over the past several weeks, we have focused our episodes on some of the most pressing and most concrete problems of the Covid-19 pandemic.

With the dinner pressing in on him, very little work is getting done.

Pressing the dodge button at the right time causes her to temporarily burst into an invincible flock of crows.

The coroner said the call had been "clearly pressing on her mind" but that she had had "appropriate" support from the hospital.

It's not a problem not most of us have, but for those who do, it's a pressing social issue.

Though he was concerned about politics and the environment, he was open in his views, always pressing for spiritual solutions.

His strong hands lay palm downwards on the arms of his chair, pressing them hard.

But sharper and closer anxieties than any connected with rights to lands and homes were pressing upon Alessandro and Ramona.

Under the pressing circumstances the military authorities pretended to be doing something there, and sent up a commission.

But I can assure your Majesty with entire truth that the need of your treasury is so pressing now that it is incomparable.

Foot by foot the Federals dragged themselves forward, slowly pressing the guerrillas back.

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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pressing, such as: acute, compelling, critical, crucial, demanding, and dire.

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