Examples of pressing in a Sentence
a pressing need for reform
she had pressing business on the other side of town
Recent Examples of pressing from the Web
And since the recent arrival of newest Knowles-Carter children, the twins Sir Carter and Rumi, whose first photo only just emerged, these questions of legacy are even more pressing.
Astros president Reid Ryan, the former TCU baseball player and Nolan Ryan’s oldest son, had more pressing issues than where the series was played.
Jeremy Corbyn – Labour parliamentarian, leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, and, after June’s election, a serious contender to run Britain – lately has more pressing matters to attend to.
During an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press earlier this month, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley defended Trump’s position on Iran and its implications for an even more pressing diplomatic challenge.
This year, CityLab will cover the most pressing challenges that cities face around the world: terrorism and the refugee crisis
Kris Jenner knows the state of her daughters' expanding families has become the most pressing mystery of the season.
During nine days in Asia, Trump will go within 35 miles of North Korea, the long-isolated nation governed by the mysterious and volatile Kim Jong Un, whose nuclear ambitions have been the most pressing national security concern of Trump’s term.
More pressing, given recent controversies around the country, is the question: Who decides what people, places, and events are to be memorialized by monuments?
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First Known Use of pressing
Synonymsburning, clamant, compelling, critical, crying, dire, emergent, exigent, imperative, imperious, importunate, instant, necessitous, acute, urgent
Related Wordsdemanding, extreme, immediate, insistent, intense, overriding; crucial, desperate, grave, life-and-death (also life-or-death), serious, severe, vital; dangerous, explosive, hazardous, perilous, precarious, unstable
Near Antonymsincidental, low-pressure, minor, negligible, trivial, unimportant; nonthreatening, safe, stable
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