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Main Entry: 1squash
Pronunciation: primarystressskwäsh, primarystressskwodotsh
Function: verb
Etymology: from Middle English squachen "to crush, annul," from early French esquacher (same meaning)
1 : to press or beat into a pulp or a flat mass : CRUSH <squash a beetle>
2 : to put an end to by force : SUPPRESS, SQUELCH <squash a revolt>
3 : 1SQUEEZE 1c, press <squashed into the seat>

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