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press

noun authors, columnists, commentators, correspondents, editors, interviewers, journalistic writers, journalists, literary publications, media, members of the media, members of the press, news business, news gatherers, newsmen, newspaper world, newspaperman, newspapers, newswriters, publicists, publishers, reporters
Associated concepts: censorship, First Amendment, freedom of speech, freedom of the press

press

(Beseech), verb adjure, appeal, ask earnestly, beg, call upon, enjoin, entreat, exhort, impetrate, implore, importune, petition, plead, request, supplicate, urge, urgere

press

(Constrain), verb bear down on, bind, bring pressure to bear, coerce, command, compel, decree, demand, drive, enforce, exact, extort, force, impel, impose, insist, make, make necessary, necessitate, obligate, oblige, order, put pressure on, put under obligation, require, take no deeial, urge forward, wring

press

(Goad), verb aggravate, agonize, annoy, badger, beset, bother, browbeat, carp at, disquiet, drive, harry, heckle, hector, hound, incite, instigare, instigate, irritate, molest, persecute, pester, plague, prod, provoke, put pressure on, stir up, taunt, tease, torment, trouble, vex, worry
See also: attach, bait, call, claim, coax, coerce, compel, constrain, constrict, demand, desire, duress, enforce, exact, exhort, exigency, force, hasten, impact, impede, implore, importune, impose, incite, inculcate, insist, jostle, lobby, lure, motivate, plead, pray, pressure, prompt, seize, solicit, spirit, urge, weigh

PRESS. By a figure this word signifies the art of printing. The press is free.
     2. All men have a right to print and publish whatever they may deem proper, unless by doing so they infringe the rights of another, as in the case of copyrights, (q.v.) when they may be enjoined. For any injury they may commit against the public or individuals they may be punished, either by indictment, or by a civil action at the suit of the party injured, when the injury has been committed against a private individual. Vide Const. of the U. S. Amend. art. 1, and Liberty of the Press.

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Even so, it is odd that the partnership charged with pursuing our TIF bid did not anticipate the opportunities of pressing the flesh with Government Ministers, where it would have been possible to put the case forcefully for the major improvements to public transport that everyone accepts must come in advance of any form of road pricing.
next week for two days of pressing the flesh and talking policy with congressional leaders.
It started Friday the 13th in New York City where I met Meza, Eric, and Jereme at JFK--the rest of the dudes were already in town shopping and pressing the flesh.
If pressing the flesh leaves a small dent, it is too ripe to slice but suitable for mashing.
The portly, grey haired man who walked the streets of Baghdadlast week pressing the flesh was quite clearly not the man himself, but with some of the still photographs,It's a tougher call.
While Diana made the Squidgy Tapes, Anne was pressing the flesh as President of Save the Children Fund.
But, despite another tempestuous affair between the two sides on Saturday, the two buried the hatchet, pressing the flesh both before and after the Cottagers' 2-0 win.
In fact he's making the most of his new-found reality TV fame this side of the Pond by pressing the flesh with at least a few of those who voted for him during his turbulent stay in the house.
And now, while the widow of Lance Cpl Nicholls, his granny and his parents wait for his broken body to come home, Blair is preoccupied with swanning around the USA, pressing the flesh of celebrities and feathering his own nest for the future.
Meanwhile, in her spare time, Or enjoys pressing the flesh with the boys in a local park and, more seriously, with Ido (Meshar Cohen), the son of an upstairs neighbor.
Performing on a circular stage in the centre of the arena, she wasted no chance to get up close with her fans, pressing the flesh and signing autographs between and even during songs.