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crushing

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  • verbcompress, smash
  • verbdefeating soundly
  • verbhumiliate
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Synonyms for crushing

verb compress, smash
  • beat
  • break
  • bruise
  • crumble
  • mash
  • squash
  • squeeze
  • trample
  • bray
  • buck
  • comminute
  • contuse
  • crease
  • crowd
  • crunch
  • embrace
  • enfold
  • express
  • hug
  • jam
  • pound
  • powder
  • press
  • pulverize
  • push
  • romp
  • rumple
  • squish
  • total
  • tread
  • wrinkle
  • contriturate
  • kablooey
  • triturate

Antonyms for crushing

  • put together
  • uncompress
  • let go
  • pull
  • release
  • smooth
  • build up
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • inspirit
  • lose
  • praise
  • surrender
  • unwrinkle
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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adjective. troublesome

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destruction

noun. demolition, devastation

devastating

adjective. trenchant

dispiriting

adjective. depressing

grinding

adjective. abrasive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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