highpressure

high-pressure

[hahy-presh-er]
adjective
1.
having or involving a pressure above the normal: high-pressure steam.
2.
vigorous; persistent; aggressive: high-pressure salesmanship.
verb (used with object), high-pressured, high-pressuring.
3.
to employ aggressively forceful and unrelenting sales tactics on (a prospective customer): high-pressured into buying a car.

Origin:
1815–25

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high-pressure
 
adj
1.  having, using, involving, or designed to withstand a pressure above normal pressure: a high-pressure gas; a high-pressure cylinder
2.  informal (of selling) persuasive in an aggressive and persistent manner

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