press down

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: down - press down; "Depress the space key"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
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"Golbasto Momarem Evlame Gurdilo Shefin Mully Ully Gue, most mighty Emperor of Lilliput, delight and terror of the universe, whose dominions extend five thousand BLUSTRUGS (about twelve miles in circumference) to the extremities of the globe; monarch of all monarchs, taller than the sons of men; whose feet press down to the centre, and whose head strikes against the sun; at whose nod the princes of the earth shake their knees; pleasant as the spring, comfortable as the summer, fruitful as autumn, dreadful as winter: his most sublime majesty proposes to the man-mountain, lately arrived at our celestial dominions, the following articles, which, by a solemn oath, he shall be obliged to perform:--
In this state of mind the four walls of his room made an intolerable prison to him; they seemed to hem in and press down upon him all the crowd of contradictory thoughts and conflicting feelings, some of which would fly away in the open air.
Press down then fill the rest of the space with the watercress, taking care not to crush the leaves.
Changing is via a ball-and-heel rocker lever - press down into first, then just twist and go.
Turn the turkey over and spread out until almost flat and then, pressing down on the breast, press down hard to flatten as much as possible.
Place a saucepan lid on top of the sandwich and gently press down and cook for another three to four minutes.
Pop a buttered slice of bread on the top, press down to encourage the yolk to burst and slice in half.
To close, press down on the lever to disengage then swing the blade back into the closed position.
Put the gratings in a sieve and press down to squeeze out as much liquid as you can.
* After a few seconds, users should let go of the lock button while they continue to press down on the Volume Down button.
You continued to press down on Tracy's throat until Tracy stopped moving and was dead."