Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (v) oppress, suppress, crush (come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority) "The government oppresses political activists"
- S: (v) squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze (to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition) "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
- S: (v) beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, 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"
- S: (v) crush (break into small pieces) "The car crushed the toy"
- S: (v) crush, smash (humiliate or depress completely) "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
- S: (v) jam, crush (crush or bruise) "jam a toe"
- S: (v) break down, crush (make ineffective) "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
- S: (v) crush (become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure) "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
- S: (adj) crushed (treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance) "crushed velvet"
- S: (adj) broken, crushed, humbled, humiliated, low (subdued or brought low in condition or status) "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"