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Present participle for to crush (something) with force so that it becomes flat, soft, or out of shape
“You are requested to wash and squash containers before putting them in the recycling bins.”
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Present participle for to crush into a soft, wet, shapeless, and pulpy mass
“Simply squash the grapes and strain through a fine sieve.”
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Present participle for to squeeze or force into a small or restricted space
“Being on a budget, we would squash ourselves into a tiny motel room.”
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Present participle for to crush or destroy
“We will pursue these traitors and squash their plans for insurrection.”
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Present participle for to bring an end to, especially through the use of force
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“Council officials moved swiftly to squash rumors of any impropriety on their part.”
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Present participle for to injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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“Randi had for decades used his insider's knowledge of the flim-flam trade to squash a generation of occultists.”
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Present participle for to remove completely, leaving no trace
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Present participle for to apply external pressure on
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Present participle for to soften or be softened by soaking
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Present participle for to press or crush noisily or be pressed or crushed noisily
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(crowd into) Present participle for to press forward into an area with limited space
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Present participle for to press one's body tightly against a surface, such as a wall or floor, especially in order to avoid being seen or harmed
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(of a button on a device or machine) Present participle for to press down on
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Present participle for to refuse or reject
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Present participle for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Present participle for to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is
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Present participle for to remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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Present participle for to edit out rude, incorrect, offensive, useless, or otherwise undesirable information from a book, CD or other publication
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Present participle for to put pressure on
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Present participle for make legally null and void; invalidate
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Present participle for diminish or destroy the value or quality of
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Present participle for to masticate (food, or the cud)
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Present participle for to cause to break open or into pieces
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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Conspiracy of silence
Adjective
Liable to humiliate, degrade, shame or embarrass someone
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Adjective
Of or relating to compression
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