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  • v  come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
  • v  to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
  • v  come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
  • v  break into small pieces
    The car crushed the toy
  • v  humiliate or depress completely
    She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation
  • v  crush or bruise
  • v  make ineffective
  • v  become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure
    The plastic bottle crushed against the wall
  • s  treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance
    crushed velvet
  • s  subdued or brought low in condition or status

  • Next, he smashed little Einat's head on beach rocks and crushed her skull with the butt of his rifle.
  • Xiaoping met with the commanders of the troops that crushed the 1989 protest movement.
  • But when he went back home at the end of the demonstrations which were crushed by Soviet troops and T-34 tanks he vowed to himself that he would never talk about them until .
News & Articles

  • Microsoft Crushed Sony at E3
    Microsoft Crushed Sony at E3        
    June 14, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • Truckee High senior killed, crushed by truck in rollover crash
    A Truckee High School senior was killed Tuesday when he was crushed by a pickup truck driven by a classmate in a rollover crash.
    June 12, 2013 - KCRA 3 Sacramento
  • Crushed cars recovered from Commencement Bay
    TACOMA (AP) — Three-dozen scrap cars that fell off a barge Feb. 24 in Tacoma’s Commencement Bay have been recovered. The News Tribune reports Global Dive and Salvage removed the cars last week. The crushed cars fell into 240-feet-deep water when an Amix Marine Services barge sprang a lea
    June 11, 2013 - Seattle Times

  • John Updike in FOXNews
    I just accept the reassurance,Updike, who attends an Episcopalian church, told the AP when asked about his faith. "I remember the times when I was wrestling with these issues that I would feel crushed. I was crushed by the purely...
  • Tim Howard in Baltimore Sun
    I had my angles right there. There no question about it,Howard said. "He absolutely crushed it."
  • Ben Bernanke in Wall Street Journal
    When the elephant falls down, all the grass gets crushed as well,Mr. Bernanke said.

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