Synonyms of squash in English:
3 the proposal was immediately squashed by the Heritage Department
4 there was no need to squash him in front of his friends
humiliate, humble, mortify, show up, bring down, take down, bring low, demean, expose, show in a bad light, shame, put to shame, make ashamed, discomfit, disgrace, discredit, downgrade, debase, degrade, devalue, dishonour, embarrass, put someone in their place, make a fool of, chasten, subdue, get the better of, have the last laugh on, abash, abase, crush, quash, deflate, flatten, make someone eat humble pie
North American informal make someone eat crow
US informal own
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