crush

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  • One would think such a weight would have a crushing effect upon him.
  • She mentioned she had a crush on him since the age of three.
  • Opposition parties are usually crushed before they make any significant grounds in public opinion.
  • The crush was so great that many fell never to rise again.
  • Troops moved into all major cities and the strike was quickly crushed.
  • Their strength is such that the ability to crush ice is an expected feature.
  • His foot caught a stage light and he fell on his back crushing the back part of his head.
  • He found it difficult, if not crushing to maintain and support his wife and children.
  • A number of other girls also have secret crushes on him but these girls are never revealed.
  • Under the ground as well as on its surface, might crushes right. Cited from The Parables of Our Lord, by William Arnot
  • Crush was the first campus radio, often called student radio, station in the UK.
  • Although they captured a number of towns and areas, they were eventually crushed due to lack of organization.
  • If you miss, you fall into the sea, or the boat crushes you against the rocks. Cited from White Shadows in the South Seas, by Frederick O'Brien
  • In the Final, they met India, who they had crushed in the group stage.
  • Their sin crushes them to the earth, and they cannot rise above it. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • Now all the rest of you may tell your crushes' names. Cited from Betty Wales Senior, by Margaret Warde
  • I think we both had little crushes on each other, but it never went anywhere.
  • The train pulled away from the station several seconds later, crushing her to death.
  • Those men who were not crushed were at least knocked aside or forced back.
  • These nine victims died when they were crushed as the crowd rushed toward the stage.
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Meaning of crush

  • noun A dense crowd of people
  • noun The act of crushing
  • verb Break into small pieces
    The car crushed the toy
  • verb Humiliate or depress completely
    She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation, The death of her son smashed her
  • verb Become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure
    The plastic bottle crushed against the wall