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as in to crush
to apply external pressure on so as to force out the juice or contents of kept squeezing the bottle until the ketchup squirted all over the table

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as in to cram
to fit (people or things) into a tight space I think we can squeeze a bit more into the washing machine

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as in to earn
to get with great difficulty managed to squeeze a living by cleaning houses

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as in to push
to force one's way I was able to squeeze through the people clustered around the luggage carousel

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“Squeeze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squeeze. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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