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Synonyms for crush

Synonyms for crush

to press forcefully so as to break up into a pulpy mass

to break up into tiny particles

to bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

to impair severely something such as the spirit, health, or effectiveness of

to affect deeply or completely, as with emotion

to act on with a steady pushing force

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to extract from by applying pressure

an enormous number of persons gathered together

an extravagant, short-lived romantic attachment

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leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated

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a dense crowd of people

temporary love of an adolescent

come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority

to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

break into small pieces

humiliate or depress completely

crush or bruise

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make ineffective

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become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure

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Women are more likely to cultivate crushes on homes that are out of their league financially:
Because the Silent Knight crushes tablets to a fine high-grade powder, health-care institutions can now save even more on their medication costs by substituting expensive commercial liquid medications with economical "in-house" medications -- made by mixing their own crushed tablet powders with water.
They also may vote on celebrity crushes and post Valentine's shout-outs to be featured in an on-air crush crawl.
offers impact crushers and screens on tracked platforms as well as jaw crushers and jaw-cone crushes in trailer-mounted configurations.
For you handful of fabulous single gals, hot crushes abound