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Definition of 'crushing'

See also: crush 


  1. forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
       Synonyms: suppression quelling stifling


  1. physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination; "a crushing blow"; "a crushing rejection"; "bone-crushing"
       Synonyms: devastating

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