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Another word for pressing

  1. Compelling immediate attention

      1. Compelling immediate action or attention; pressing.
      2. Conveying a sense of pressing importance:
      3. Calling for haste, immediate action, etc.; grave; pressing
      1. (Archaic) Urgent; pressing
      2. Quickly and easily resolved or determined:
      3. Occurring at once; immediate:
      1. Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
      2. Absolutely necessary; urgent; compelling
      3. Necessary or urgent:
      1. Requiring immediate action; pressing:
      2. Calling for immediate action or attention; urgent; critical
      3. Having or making urgent demands; demanding:
      1. Rising above a surrounding medium, especially a fluid.
      2. Of or relating to aquatic plants such as cattails or rushes that are rooted below a body of water or in an area that is periodically submerged but extend above the water level.
      3. Relating to an exceptionally tall tree whose crown extends well above the level of the upper canopy.
      1. Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
      2. Calling for quick action; urgent
      3. Arousing terror or causing extreme distress; dreadful; terrible
      1. That deserves rebuke or censure.
      2. That demands action or attention.
      3. Abominable; reprehensible:
      1. Of the utmost seriousness or importance
      2. Characterized by intense emotion; passionate:
      3. Marked by flames or intense heat:
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  1. Urgent solicitation

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Another word for pressing