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Crush
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Crush as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

2 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 42 answers for the crossword clue 'Crush', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Crush a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Crush as an answer itself some 100 times.

Crush is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Monday, 13 December 2021 with the answer being REPRESS, but the most popular answer for this clue is TRAMPLE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of crushing
  • Temporary love of an adolescent
  • Break into small pieces; "The car crushed the toy"
  • Leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
  • Become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
  • Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
  • Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
  • Make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
  • Humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
  • A dense crowd of people
  • Crush or bruise; "jam a toe"
  • To compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ACE
A serve that the receiver is unable to reach

JAM
A dense crowd of people

4 Letters

BEAT
The act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing

CRAM
Prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam

MASH
Mixture of ground animal feeds

PULP
The soft inner part of a tooth

RUIN
Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined

5 Letters

CREAM
Toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin

CROWD
An informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the same crowd"

GRIND
The act of grinding to a powder or dust

HORDE
A nomadic community

PRESS
A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead

QUASH
Put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"

SHELL
The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod

SMASH
Humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"

6 Letters

CRUNCH
The act of crushing

PUMMEL
Strike, usually with the fist; "The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators"

SQUASH
A game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets

7 Letters

BEATOUT
Beat out a rhythm

FLATTEN
Lower the pitch of (musical notes)

OPPRESS
Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"

REPRESS
Conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"

SQUEEZE
The act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space; "getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"

SQUELCH
An electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise

STOMPON

TRAMPLE
The sound of heavy treading or stomping; "he heard the trample of many feet"

TROUNCE
Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"

8 Letters

CALFLOVE
Temporary love of an adolescent

COMPRESS
Squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"

DEMOLISH
Humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"

SUPPRESS
Reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"

VANQUISH
Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

9 Letters

BREAKDOWN
The act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue; "the social dislocations resulting from government policies"; "his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London"

OVERPOWER
Overcome by superior force

OVERWHELM
Charge someone with too many tasks

PULVERIZE
Become powder or dust; "When it was blown up, the building powderized"

PUPPYLOVE
Temporary love of an adolescent

10 Letters

ANNIHILATE
Kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"

COMPACTION
The act of crushing

11 Letters

INFATUATION
An object of extravagant short-lived passion

STEAMROLLER
Make level or flat with a steamroller; "steamroll the roads"

14 Letters

CRUSHEDLEATHER
Leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated

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