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squash

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1 to cause to become a pulpy mass
  • the sort of person who couldn't even squash a bug

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2 to put a stop to (something) by the use of force
  • squashed any effort to reform the country's power structure

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The first known use of squash was in 1565

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“Squash.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squash. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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