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Definition of Crush

Crush

  1. To press or bruise between two hard bodies; to squeeze, so as to destroy the natural shape or integrity of the parts, or to force together into a mass; as, to crush grapes.
  2. To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding; to comminute; as, to crush quartz.
  3. To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.
  4. To oppress or burden grievously.
  5. To overcome completely; to subdue totally.
  6. To be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller compass, by external weight or force; as, an eggshell crushes easily.
  7. A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
  8. Violent pressure, as of a crowd; a crowd which produced uncomfortable pressure; as, a crush at a peception.

Crush Quotations

I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Thomas Jefferson

It's nice to have a crush on someone. It feels like you're alive, you know?
Scarlett Johansson

I grew up watching 'Superman.' As a child, when I first learned to dive into a swimming pool, I wasn't diving, I was flying, like Superman. I used to dream of rescuing a girl I had a crush on from a playground bully.
Tom Hiddleston

Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
Mao Zedong

I don't know what to say when I have a crush on somebody. I kind of lose my words. I really try to start a conversation, and I can't. It's horrible.
Alexa Vega
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Crush Translations

crush in Danish is knuse
crush in Dutch is toeloop, aandrang, run
crush in Finnish is survoa, murskata
crush in Latin is frendo, frendo
crush in Norwegian is knuse, presse
crush in Portuguese is esmagamento
crush in Swedish is krossa
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