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Crush

Definition

[n] the act of crushing
[n] temporary love of an adolescent
[n] a dense crowd of people
[n] leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
[v] become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
[v] break into small pieces; "The car crushed the toy"
[v] come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
[v] make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
[v] crush or bruise; "jam a toe"
[v] to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
[v] humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"
[v] come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"

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