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 Meanings and Examples of PRESSURE
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pressure
 n.  stress; tension; condition of being pressed
Classic Sentence: (77 in 6 pages)
1  The ghost of convention rose to the surface, as a blush or a tear rises to the surface at the pressure of emotion; so the car touched his training.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 3
2  But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
3  Clifford's idea was, that his coal, even the poor sort, could be made into hard concentrated fuel that would burn at great heat if fed with certain damp, acidulated air at a fairly strong pressure.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
4  And she heard the pressure of circumstances in his voice.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
5  Clifford, however, putting on all his pressure, managed to steer into the riding, and with a strange noise the chair was fighting the hill.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
6  The door yielded to the pressure, and they passed in together.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
7  'And candles,' replied Mrs. Corney, slightly returning the pressure.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  Clym brought her face towards his by a gentle pressure of the hand, and kissed her.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
9  It was indeed a gigantic one, and capable of exercising enormous pressure.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
10  The pressure of public opinion can do in the town what the law cannot accomplish.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
11  I resisted all pressure to stay for lunch, and I set off at once upon my return journey, taking the grass-grown path by which we had come.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
12  Her hands were grasping the arms of her chair, and I saw that the pink nails had turned white with the pressure of her grip.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
13  He therefore put pressure upon Mrs. Lyons to write this letter, imploring the old man to give her an interview on the evening before his departure for London.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
14  Even without the lens you will perceive, by the scratches on this ward, where the pressure was applied.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
15  From the pressure of Holmes's shoulder against mine, I knew that he was sharing my observations.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
Example Sentence: (144 in 10 pages)
16  Willing to work under pressure with leardership quality.
17  The President is under intense pressure to resign.
18  We are working under extreme pressure at the moment.
19  They are putting pressure on people to vote yes.
20  We couldn't feel the changes in the blood pressure within the artery.
21  Recent pressure at work may account for his behavior.
22  Let me check your blood pressure.
23  Exercise will not only lower blood pressure but possibly protect against heart attacks.
24  He has to take pills to control his blood pressure.
25  They claim that the new drug normalizes blood pressure.
26  His blood pressure tended to stabilize.
27  Meditation tends to lower or normalize blood pressure.
28  Salt intake may lead to raised blood pressure in susceptible adults.
29  Do not put much pressure on the handle, it may break.
30  The pressure on the enemy is building up.