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cram

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verb

1
as in to squeeze
to fit (people or things) into a tight space tried to cram one more book into the backpack

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as in to stuff
to fill with food to capacity one of those eating contests in which competitors attempt to cram themselves with as many hot dogs as they can in three minutes

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as in to devour
to swallow or eat greedily the thoughtless guest crammed a dinner that had taken hours to prepare

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“Cram.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cram. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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