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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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He pressed his cool nose to Skipper's leg, and the rose-kiss of his tongue brought him the salt taste of sea-water.
Beth Bachmann, Do Not Rise, U of Pittsburgh Press, 2015.
A meeting of office bearers of all the press clubs in the country was held in National Press Club Islamabad.
Stainless steel baskets also allow wineries to use the press for both red and white wines, if desired, though most winemakers interviewed don't use basket presses for white wines.
If your bow work is less ambitious, you can opt for the economy-minded Apple Edge Bow Press. With both conventional limb compression and limb-tip compression, the Edge will handle most pressing needs for one-fifth the cost of the Pro Series.
One issue that Bailey touches on is given thorough analysis by Bruce Levine in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves During the Civil War (Oxford University Press, 2005).
This laboratory press is furnished with an energy efficient pump motor for quiet and reliable operation year after year with minimal maintenance, according to the company.
Travis challenged Robertson to a "champion's pentathlon" to consist of five events: a protein shake-chugging contest, a leg press contest, a bench press contest, a spelling Bee and a "painting famous scenes from the Bible on canvas" competition.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.
5 and 6 delineate another defensive alignment that is an even more aggressive and denial initial phase of the "50 Press."