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  • verbcompress, smash
  • verbdefeating soundly
  • verbhumiliate

synonyms for crushing

  • 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
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antonyms for crushing

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  • put together
  • let go
  • pull
  • release
  • smooth
  • build up
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • inspirit
  • lose
  • praise
  • surrender
  • unwrinkle
  • yield
  • inspirit
  • unwrinkle
  • yield
  • let go
  • encourage
  • lose
  • start
  • help
  • repair
  • build
  • praise
  • compliment
  • build up
  • surrender
  • aid
  • create
  • release
  • construct
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How to use crushing in a sentence

Because there’s such an enormous crush of ads in Georgia, it’s hard to keep track of all the messaging.
A DISGUSTING GOP ATTACK AD SHOWS WHAT’S REALLY AT STAKE IN GEORGIAGREG SARGENTDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Foldable designs with included travel cases are another portable design feature that enables headphones to survive crushes and drops when you’re on the go, but they also free up space in your bag while ensuring that you always know where they are.
BEST HEADPHONES: GET GOOD-QUALITY AUDIO EQUIPMENT AT YOUR BUDGETPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMDECEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The following Christmas came amid a crush of Lands’ End catalogues.
WHEN MY DAUGHTER ASKED IF SANTA WAS REAL, MY ANSWER WAS YESVANESSA MCGRADYDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For example, lots of merchants and retailers began releasing their deals a lot earlier than usual, hoping that getting orders in earlier might help them avoid potential fulfillment problems caused by a crush of online orders.
‘WE’RE GETTING BETTER AT SWARMING THE INTERNET’: WHAT PUBLISHERS LEARNED FROM THE CYBER 5MAX WILLENSDECEMBER 7, 2020DIGIDAY
At one point she was sure she would pass out, and she was worried no ambulance would come for her in time because of the crush of calls in the city.
IN A RELENTLESS PANDEMIC, NURSING-HOME WORKERS ARE WORN DOWN AND STRESSED OUTWILL ENGLUNDDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As the virus spreads and millions of Americans feel the crush of financial hardship, Congress has for months faced calls to fund another round of emergency relief.
U.S. HIRING SLOWED IN NOVEMBER AS CORONAVIRUS CASES SURGED, ADP REPORT SAYSHAMZA SHABANDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With breaking shall the earth be broken, with crushing shall the earth be crushed, with trembling shall the earth be moved.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
That's the crushing kind of repertoire he gives his pupils—so exhaustive and complete in every department.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
On him, and on him alone, falls the crushing onus of responsibility: to be a Corps Commander is child's play in that comparison.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A crushing machine, now called "quartz-crusher," also formed part of this additional order.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO CRUSHING

  • carking
  • crushing
  • demanding
  • difficult
  • disturbing
  • exacting
  • exigent
  • heavy
  • irksome
  • onerous
  • oppressive
  • superincumbent
  • taxing
  • tough
  • trying
  • wearing
  • wearying
  • weighty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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