high-pressure


high-pressure
high′-pres′sure
adj. v. -sured, -sur•ing
1) having or involving a pressure above the normal
2) involving a high degree of stress; demanding:
a high-pressure job[/ex]
3) vigorous; persistent; aggressive:
high-pressure salesmanship[/ex]
4) to use aggressively forceful sales tactics on:
high-pressured into buying a car[/ex]
Etymology: 1815–25

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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