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crush

Synonyms of crush in English:

verb

  • 1 essential oils are released when the herbs are crushed
    pulp, mash, macerate, mangle;
    flatten, trample on, tread on
    informal smush, smoosh
  • 2 your dress will get crushed
    crease, crumple, rumple, wrinkle, crinkle, scrunch (up)
  • 3 crush the cookies with a rolling pin
    pulverize, pound, grind, break up, smash, crumble;
    technical comminute
  • 4 he crushed her in his arms
    hug, squeeze, hold tight, embrace, enfold
  • 5 the new regime crushed all popular uprisings
    suppress, put down, quell, quash, stamp out, put an end to, overcome, overpower, defeat, triumph over, break, repress, subdue, extinguish
  • 6 Alan was crushed by her words
    mortify, humiliate, abash, chagrin, deflate, flatten, demoralize, squash;
    devastate, shatter
    informal shoot down in flames, knock the stuffing out of
  • noun

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  • 1 the crush of people
    crowd, throng, horde, swarm, sea, mass, pack, press, mob
  • 2 informal a teenage crush
    infatuation, obsession, love, passion
    informal puppy love
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