Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to press or squeeze (something) so as to flatten it
She made clay models and squashed them flat again.
Sinonimi
crush
Their vehicle was crushed by an army tank.
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press
The grapes are hand-picked and pressed.
,
flatten
How do you put enough pressure on to the metal to flatten it?
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mash
Mash the bananas with a fork.
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pound
She paused as she pounded the maize grains.
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smash
A crowd of youths started smashing windows.
, ,
pulp
Onions can be boiled and pulped to a puree.
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compress
Poor posture can compress the body's organs.
,
stamp on
,
trample down
(verbo ) 
Definition
to overcome (a difficult situation), often with force
The troops would stay in position to squash the first murmur of trouble.
Sinonimi
suppress
Maritime security patrols protect busy trade routes and suppress illegal activity.
,
put down (slang)
,
quell
Troops eventually quelled the unrest.
,
silence
He tried to silence anyone who spoke out against him.
,
sit on (informal)
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crush
Listen to criticism but don't be crushed by it.
,
quash
an attempt to quash regional violence
,
(verbo ) 
Definition
to humiliate (someone) with a sarcastic reply
Worried managers would be sacked or simply squashed.
Sinonimi
embarrass
He is always embarrassing me in public.
,
put down
,
humiliate
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
,
shame
Her son's behaviour had humiliated and shamed her.
,
disgrace
These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
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degrade
No-one should feel degraded at their place of work.
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mortify
His dancing always mortified his friends.
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debase
I won't debase myself by answering that question.
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discomfit
She will be discomfited by the dismissal of her plan.
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take the wind out of someone's sails
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put (someone) in their place
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take (someone) down a peg (informal)

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of compress
Definition
to squeeze together
Poor posture can compress the body's organs.
in the sense of debase
Definition
to lower in quality, character, or value
I won't debase myself by answering that question.
in the sense of degrade
Definition
to reduce to dishonour or disgrace
No-one should feel degraded at their place of work.

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