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pressurenoun anxiety, anxiousness, brunt, brute force, burden, coercion, compulsion, constraining force, constraint, controlling power, crisis, drive, duress, exertion, exhortation, exigency, force, hardship, heaviness, hindrance, imperativeness, importunateness, influentiality, insistence, intensity, intimidation, load, necessity, need, obligation, oppression, persuasion, pondus, power, power of directing, power of impelling, press, pull, push, strain, stress, sway, tension, undue influunce, urgency, vis, weight
Associated concepts: undue influence
pressureverb adjure, advocate, bear down, beg, blandish, cajole, coax, coerce, command, compel, constrain, drive, entreat, exhort, force, goad, implore, influence, insist, intimidate, oppress, persuade, plead, press, prod, push, request, solicit, stress, urge
Associated concepts: coercion, duress, intimidation, undue influence
See also: aggravation, bribery, burden, cajole, coerce, coercion, compel, compulsion, constrain, constraint, dint, duress, encumbrance, enforcement, exigency, force, hasten, impetus, impulse, inducement, influence, instigation, leverage, lobby, main force, persuasion, power, predicament, provocation, requirement, restriction, strength, stress, weight