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Daemon
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hard-pressed

(adjective) Facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty.

Synonyms: distressed, hard put, in a bad way

Usage: Hard-pressed consumers are spending less on luxuries.
KSPavan
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hard-pressed
Definition: (adjective) Facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty.
Synonyms: distressed, hard put, in a bad way
Usage: Hard-pressed consumers are spending less on luxuries.
Brian DuBridge
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Hard-pressed has no direct correlation with finances. Hard-pressed means "difficult to bring oneself to perform an action" or "Nearly too limited on resources to perform a task" or "Approaching the limits of one's ability".
8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2018 12:01:00 PM

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Daemon wrote:
hard-pressed

(adjective) Facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty.

Synonyms: distressed, hard put, in a bad way

Usage: Hard-pressed consumers are spending less on luxuries.


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DEFINITION of "Hard-pressed" via www.dictionary.com/browse/hard-pressed

Hard-pressed definition: heavily burdened or oppressed, as by overwork or financial difficulties; harried; put-upon.
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Ms. Lavendar was hard-pressed for time with two appointments,
on opposite sides of the county, on the same day.




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