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  Definition of Crushing
  1. forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
  2. physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination; "a crushing blow"; "a crushing rejection"; "bone-crushing"
Similar Words: suppression, quelling, stifling, devastating

 

Hyponyms: crackdown

 

Derivational Morphology: smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress, squelch, quell, quench, oppress, suppress, crush, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb

 

 
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