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synonyms for re-pressing

  • covering up
  • curbing
  • holding back
  • quelling
  • repressing
  • repressive
  • silencing
  • stifling
  • subduing
  • withholding
  • bleak
  • depressing
  • disappointing
  • disheartening
  • dismal
  • dispiriting
  • dreary
  • gloomy
  • black
  • dampening
  • daunting
  • deterring
  • dismaying
  • dissuading
  • hindering
  • repressing
  • depressive
  • disadvantageous
  • inopportune
  • off-putting
  • oppressive
  • unfavorable
  • unpropitious
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How to use re-pressing in a sentence

Some were even re-arrested for the same nefarious purpose, and the daily papers published their names on each occasion.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
But first he held a whispered colloquy with the Princess, whom he entreated, or persuaded, to re-enter her gorgeous vehicle.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
They are still comparatively supple, and any misplaced pinnæ may be re-arranged without any difficulty.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
A ray of Consciousness is passed over that impression and you re-read it, you re-awaken the record.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
His strong hands lay palm downwards on the arms of his chair, pressing them hard.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
In the next two days he re-wrote the twenty thousand, and on the fifth day he tore it into shreds and threw it to the winds.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
They threw down their weapons with sullen obedience and the first great step towards the re-conquest of India was taken.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
But sharper and closer anxieties than any connected with rights to lands and homes were pressing upon Alessandro and Ramona.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Under the pressing circumstances the military authorities pretended to be doing something there, and sent up a commission.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
But I can assure your Majesty with entire truth that the need of your treasury is so pressing now that it is incomparable.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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