bear down on


Synonyms and Antonyms of bear down on

  1. to push steadily against with some force you need to bear down on that cap a bit to get it to latch tightly Synonyms {h,2}press (down on), depress, shove, weigh (on or upon)Related Words compress, mash, punch, squash, squeeze, squish, squoosh; compel, force, pressure; lean (on or against), muscle; drive, propel, thrust; compact, condense, constrict, contract, crush, scrunch, wring; cram, jam, jam-pack, pack, stuff, wedge

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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