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crunch

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1 a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
  • a severe energy crunch that resulted in long lines at the gas pumps
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2 a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action
  • a player who's always good in a crunch, like when we need a goal to win the soccer match
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moment of truth, point of no return


crunch

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to press or strike against or together so as to make a scraping sound
  • I could hear the bicycle gears crunch as I shifted the derailleur.
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