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high-pressure

high-pres·sure

high-pressure

 
pronunciation:
haI pre shr
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, or characterized by a pressure much higher than normal atmospheric pressure.
high-pressure tires
antonyms:
low-pressure
definition 2: attempting to persuade, as to a purchase, by intimidation and persistence.
high-pressure tactics
antonyms:
low-pressure
definition 3: requiring unusual persistence and energy or a high level of performance.
a high-pressure job
antonyms:
low-pressure
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: high-pressured, high-pressures, high-pressuring
definition: to attempt to persuade, as to a purchase, by intimidation and persistence.
He high-pressured me into signing.
similar words:
hustle