crush crush  /ˈkrəʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) break into small pieces
  2. (v) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
  3. (n) temporary love of an adolescent
  4. (v) humiliate or depress completely
  5. (v) to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
  6. (v) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
  7. (v) become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure
  8. (n) a dense crowd of people
  9. (n) leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
  10. (n) the act of crushing
  11. (v) crush or bruise
  12. (v) make ineffective

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As the dictator crushed the uprising with a heavy hand, the cities and towns were left littered with blood and gore.
  2. As Nicholas, the rising star, emerged from the stage door, there was a crush to get his autograph.
  3. Gary crushed Tim in the finals of the Grand Slam championship, 6-0, 6-0, 6-0.

News

  1. Local SWISA Crush U-17 girls soccer team on a roll

    The SWISA Crush U-17 girls have been so successful on the soccer pitch this spring coach Eric Schoenstein had to explain it in terms more suited to Ellis Park.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Evansville Courier & Press

  2. Candy Crush Saga's King abandons in-app advertising

    Candy Crush Saga studio King this week removed all in-app advertising from its mobile games as it looks to provide users with "an uninterrupted entertainment experience." ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gamasutra

  3. Candy Crush Saga's King abandons in-app advertising - report

    Candy Crush Saga studio this week removed all in-app advertising from its mobile games as it looks to provide users with "an uninterrupted entertainment experience," according to media reports. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gamasutra

Quotes

  1. The Iraqi capital has suffered from what Blair called an "orgy of terrorism unleashed upon it in order to crush any possibility of it functioning."
    on Feb 20, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Bush warned that support for Hamas, which seized Gaza from Abbas backers on June 15, would be a victory for the militant group's "foreign sponsors" in Syria and Iran and "would crush the possibility of a Palestinian state."
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: President Bush Source: AFP

  3. Seacrest, a little stricken, responded: "I knew you were going to come and you were going to crush me."
    on Mar 7, 2010 By: Ryan Seacrest Source: Washington Post

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