Any of various factors that cause a body to change its speed, direction, or shape. Force is a vector quantity, having both magnitude and direction. Contributions of force from different sources can be summed to give the net force at any given point.
A penalty imposed for violating accepted social norms. A sanction may be civil or criminal in nature. Criminal sanctions are either fine, imprisonment, or both. Authorization and/or approval by someone in a position of authority; for example, the act of imposing a penalty.
The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
implies persistent efforts to break down resistance against a demand or request, often to the point of being annoying or wearisome too proud to importune for help
suggests a continuous, insistent urging that is difficult to resist we pressed her to stay
implies an earnest urging or admonishing to action or conduct considered proper or right the minister exhorted his flock to work for peace
implies a strong effort to persuade someone to do something, as by entreaty, argument, or forceful recommendation he urged us to leave
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