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cramming

verb
present participle of cram

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

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3 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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4 to swallow or eat greedily
  • the thoughtless guest crammed a dinner that had taken hours to prepare

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“Cramming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cramming. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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