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skwee zing

  • n  the act of gripping and pressing firmly
  • v  to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
  • v  press firmly
  • v  squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
  • v  to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
  • v  obtain by coercion or intimidation
  • v  press or force
  • v  squeeze tightly between the fingers
  • v  squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
  • v  squeeze or press together

  • People don't expect to run into someone who's having brain surgery next week squeezing the melons at Whole Foods.
  • Since then, Yahoo has watched its shares become worth 60% less, as investors grow ever-more-disenchanted with how the firm stacks up to Google in the game of squeezing ad revenue .
  • Is it possible that Wintour isn't so much a sponge-squeezing killjoy as simply .
News & Articles


  • Mike Scioscia in Los Angeles Times
    Some of our guys are probably squeezing the bat a little hard,Manager Mike Scioscia said. "We are not getting that one hit to fall in, especially early in the game."
  • Mike Babcock in MLive.com
    Any time you're scorer, and you haven't scored, no matter what anybody says, you always are squeezing a little bit,Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said. "The big thing for him -- he's a real good dominant player -- is to just play. Don't...
  • Mike Kitchen in KTVU.com
    We've struggled to score goals all year,said Blues head coach Mike Kitchen after the latest setback. "Right now we're really squeezing the sticks. It just seems like we can't hang on to the puck and we can't make a play."

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