Nouns (6)
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crushed leather, crush
n. leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
puppy love, calf love, crush, infatuation
n. temporary love of an adolescent
Verbs (6)
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crush
v. become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
break down, crush
v. make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
crush, smash, demolish
v. humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
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Fuzzynyms (77)
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dotage, second childhood, senility
n. mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations
captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascination
n. a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
pulp
v. reduce to pulp; "pulp fruit"; "pulp wood"
powder, powderize, pulverize
v. make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust; "pulverize the grains"
bruise
v. damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure; "The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"
crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapse
v. fall apart; "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down"
break down, crush
v. make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
smash
v. hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
crash, go down
v. stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"
stub out, crush out, extinguish, press out
v. extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigar"
kill
v. destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"
crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapse
v. fall apart; "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down"
crush
v. become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
grate, grind
v. make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger"
stomp, stamp, stump
v. walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"
squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze
v. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
smash
v. overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful); "The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
smash
v. break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow; "The window smashed"
persecute, oppress
v. cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union"
mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treat
v. treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
molest
v. harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
torture, excruciate, torment
v. subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
victimize, victimise
v. make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man"
heckle
v. challenge aggressively
hassle, plague, harry, provoke, harass, beset, chivy, chivvy, chevy, molest
v. annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
hunt
v. search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests"
torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate
v. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
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