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adjective as in intimidating

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In stepping into the solo CEO role, the 33-year-old Tenev will be under considerable pressure to show Robinhood is built for the long term—pressure that will only increase once the company goes public.

From Fortune

Fritillaria delavayi from regions that experience greater harvesting pressure are more camouflaged than those from less harvested areas, researchers report November 20 in Current Biology.

Executives are free to sell, and they’re not under any pressure whatsoever to deliver results.

From Fortune

All of these factors could put pressure on Clayton’s Democratic successor.

From Fortune

One media buyer noted that much of the near-term planning is dependent on brands having the necessary data to be able to change course on a dime and that the shift in mindset could put pressure on data and reporting teams.

From Digiday

So much of what is considered “romantic” is actually inappropriate, pressuring, or unnerving.

It was himself, and only himself, Coltrane kept pressuring to hear more, feel more, understand more, communicate more.

Next target: Pressuring Federal Express to remove its name from the stadium.

Sometimes this amounts to nothing more than pressuring friends into listening to a song we desperately love.

Expect a movement pressuring CBS to rename it “The David Letterman Theater,” but then, that would be mean to Ed.

You're holding our radioactives off the market, pressuring the government for a price rise which it can't afford.

Five is somewhat better, the sky is pressuring evening and, by six, is big with shadows that foresee the coming dark.

I hope you didn't think I was probing into your personal affairs or pressuring you too severely.

But they kept pressuring him to give up his citizenship to be able to work in Russia, get working papers.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pressuring, such as: aggressive, frightening, terrifying, bullying, and terrorizing.

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