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Plural for a crowd of people pressed closely together
“The drunken crush of merrymakers swayed the curious crowd back and forth.”
Plural for a brief but intense infatuation for someone, especially someone unattainable
“Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?”
Plural for a drink made from the juice of pressed fruit
“Pour some orange and raspberry crush juice into lolly moulds.”
To reduce to fine particles
“Their vehicle was crushed by an army tank.”
Defeating soundly
“Increasingly repressive measures to crush the rebellion have resulted in a death toll of 1,100 guerrillas, police and civilians over the past four years.”
To defeat or humiliate utterly
“I knew he hadn't been there at all, and I thought the disappointment was going to crush me.”
Deform, pulverize, or force inwards by compressing forcefully
“Then, simply squeeze as hard as you can to crush the apple.”
To press or squeeze so as to injure, break, or put out of shape
“Be careful, you're going to crush her dress!”
To press between two hard objects
To overwhelm by pressure or weight
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