Pronunciation: (hī'presh'ur), [key]
—adj., v., -sured, -sur•ing.
1. having or involving a pressure above the normal: high-pressure steam.
2. vigorous; persistent; aggressive: high-pressure salesmanship.
to employ aggressively forceful and unrelenting sales tactics on (a prospective customer): high-pressured into buying a car.
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