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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suppression, crushing, quelling, stiflingadjective

    forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

    "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"

    Synonyms:
    stifling, curtailment, suppression, quelling, inhibition

    Antonyms:
    constructive

  2. crushing, devastatingadjective

    physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

    "a crushing blow"; "a crushing rejection"; "bone-crushing"

    Synonyms:
    devastating, withering, annihilative, annihilating

    Antonyms:
    constructive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crushingadjective

    Synonyms:
    overwhelming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crushing":

    grinding, crush, shredding, milling, crash, overwhelming, pulping, crushers

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#11452overwhelming
#12398crush
#12650suppression
#13260inhibition
#15088grinding
#15555devastating
#18373milling
#21692crushing
#37264shredding
#51207stifling
#60992crushers
#62743curtailment
#63150withering
#99173pulping
#131871annihilating
#170741quelling

How to use crushing in a sentence?

  1. Beatrice Lindstrom:

    Our clients have lost breadwinners and gone into debt to pay for funeral costs, cholera has been crushing in so many ways, and it is promising that victims will now have an opportunity to weigh in on how this assistance can best be provided.

  2. Jerry Sanders:

    Being stuck in traffic is just the most stress-inducing, soul-crushing part of society today, we really want to make people's lives better and elevated, high-speed transportation is the answer.

  3. Nathan Nascimento:

    California’s taxes and regulations are crushing businesses, and there are more opportunities in Texas for people to start new companies, get good jobs, and create better lives for their families, when tax and regulatory climates are bad, people will move to better economic environments—this phenomenon isn’t a mystery, it’s how marketplaces work. Not only should other state governments take note of this, but so should the federal government.

  4. Mike Davis:

    Why do you take money from trillion-dollar #BigTech monopolists that are canceling conservatives crushing small businesses?

  5. Cobram Estate:

    The absolute key is growing fresh olives that are in excellent condition and just crushing them and nothing else.

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