Definition of squash

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Noun
1. A sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets.
2. A soft drink made from a fruit-based concentrate diluted with water.
When I'm thirsty I drink squash; it tastes much nicer than plain water.
3. A place or a situation where people have limited space to move.
It's a bit of a squash in this small room.
4. Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of peas.
5. Something unripe or soft.
6. A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies.
7. An extremely one-sided, usually short, match.
Verb
8. To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush.
9. To compress or restrict (oneself) into a small space; to squeeze.
Somehow, she squashed all her books into her backpack, which was now too heavy to carry.
We all managed to squash into Mum's tiny car.
10. To suppress; to force into submission.
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Example Sentences

He had just returned home from a short weekend away, squashing yet another rebellion in a neighbouring province.
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"Uh-huh," Bliss nodded, accepting a somewhat squashed Camel from Jonas.
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"You know, this can't last," Garp tried to warn Harry, while they were playing squash.
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“I’d squash you like a bug,” Eve told her.
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And golf on Saturdays and the occasional game of squash.
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I squash black-beetles at night with my slipper; they squelch when you tread on them.
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Oba, quicker yet, squashed it good.
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The grief was like a weight on his chest, trying to squash all the oxygen from his lungs.
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The tubby little representative from Unit Three spoke up. I think we ought to squash the hell out of me, and show them.
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When was the last time you squashed a spider?
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