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  • press — press1 [pres] vt. [ME pressen < MFr presser < L pressare, freq. of premere, to press < IE base * per , to strike > OSlav p rati, to strike] 1. to act on with steady force or weight; push steadily against; squeeze 2. to depress or… …   English World dictionary

  • press — I noun authors, columnists, commentators, contributors, correspondents, editors, interviewers, journalistic writers, journalists, literary publications, media, members of the media, members of the press, news business, news gatherers, newsmen,… …   Law dictionary

  • ask earnestly — index canvass, pray, press (beseech), solicit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • urge — I. verb (urged; urging) Etymology: Latin urgēre to press, push, entreat more at wreak Date: circa 1555 transitive verb 1. to present, advocate, or demand earnestly or pressingly < his conviction was upheld on a theory never urged at his…trial… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insist — I verb accent, accentuate, argue, be obstinate, be peremptory, be resolute, bid, brook no denial, command, contend, demand, dictate, efflagitare, emphasize, enforce, enjoin, exact, exert pressure, exhort, exposcere, force upon, importune, impose …   Law dictionary

  • insist on — Urge, press earnestly, persist in demanding, insist upon …   New dictionary of synonyms

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