crush


crush
1. verb
1)

essential oils are released when the herbs are crushed

Syn:
squash, squeeze, press, pulp, mash, mangle, pulverize
2)

your dress will get crushed

Syn:
crease, crumple, rumple, wrinkle, scrunch up
3)

crush the biscuits with a rolling pin

Syn:
pulverize, pound, grind, break up, smash, crumble
4)

the new regime crushed all opposition

Syn:
suppress, put down, quell, stamp out, repress, subdue, extinguish
5)

Alan was crushed by her words

Syn:
demoralize, deflate, flatten, squash, devastate, shatter, mortify, humiliate
Ant:
allow, promote, encourage
2. noun

the crush of people

Syn:
crowd, throng, horde, swarm, press, mob

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