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To reduce to fine particles
“Using a mortar and pestle, crush the pepper leaving it fairly coarse.”
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To cause to become a pulpy mass
“Then, simply squeeze as hard as you can to crush the apple.”
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To fit (people or things) into a tight space
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“We would crush ourselves into a tiny motel room.”
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To hug, hold or embrace tightly
“He just wanted to crush her tight in his arms to keep her fears at bay.”
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To violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
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“Conan believed it was best to crush his enemies, see them driven before him, and hear the lamentations of the women.”
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To beat, or defeat, convincingly
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“Roper proceeded to crush Conklin in the ring after taking offense to being embarrassed on national television.”
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To dishearten or demoralize one's spirit
“Such things didn't happen, and if she started to believe in them, the disappointment would crush her.”
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To shame or humiliate someone
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“Because hearing her say those words would crush him and hurt his pride.”
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To cause to be creased or wrinkled
“The journey would crush the clothes in my suitcase, necessitating that they be re-ironed.”
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To cause significant damage or destruction to
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Destroy or severely damage by tearing or crushing
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To press or crush noisily or be pressed or crushed noisily
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To collide forcefully with something
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(of a shoe) To hurt (a foot) by being too tight
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Upset, distress someone
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Comment negatively
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To chew, grip or tear at something edible with one's teeth
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Think about seriously
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To stop flow through a vessel
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Quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
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Mix by pressing
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To analyze or argue against a claim or piece of information
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Walk over a long distance wearily or reluctantly
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To collapse inward or downward
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To change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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To draw tight
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A crowd of people pressed closely together
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“The drunken crush of merrymakers swayed the curious crowd back and forth.”
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A brief but intense infatuation for someone, especially someone unattainable
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“Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?”
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A drink made from the juice of pressed fruit
“Pour some orange and raspberry crush into the molds.”
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A forceful collision of two things
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A soft mass made by crushing a substance into a pulp, sometimes with the addition of liquid
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The person on whom one has a crush (infatuation)
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A group of people sharing a common or social interest
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An act of squeezing something
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Consumption with belief, desire
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Sudden and uncontrollable fear or anxiety
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A sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, or other animals
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A series of severe measures to restrict undesirable or illegal people or behaviour
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A sudden occurrence of or increase in a phenomenon, feeling or emotion
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