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
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.
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.
Trump is president and there are more pressing things to deal with.
Often, the most pressing concern was the lack of clean water.
The most pressing matter right now, however, is for a dynamite U.S. Soccer presidential candidate to emerge in the next 58 days.
And while the loss of life and people’s homes is the most pressing concern, several wineries have been damaged or destroyed by the fire as well.
While parking, liquor-consumption patterns and noise are issues for almost every club in town, paying rent in a city of skyrocketing real-estate costs is by the far the most pressing concern.
Riley said the most pressing need is for supplies such as bottled water, snacks and diapers.
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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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