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  • adv. In a squashy way.

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Examples

  • All through the critical years many left-wingers were chipping away at English morale, trying to spread an outlook that was sometimes squashily pacifist, sometimes violently pro-Russian, but always anti-British.

    Those crazy intellectuals

  • "We had no insanity; we had no freakouts," said Jason Weisenfeld, a spokesman for Versace, arguably the winning label of the night, having outfitted the Best Supporting Actress and general life's-lottery winner Catherine Zeta-Jones, plus Kate Hudson, Heather Graham, Anjelica Huston and (somewhat squashily) Jennifer Garner.

    Mental Bloch

  • He rolled to one side, so that the corpse fell squashily on to the rock beside him; sprang to his feet, and heaved the corpse up on his back.

    Conan the Wanderer

  • The thing fell squashily to the floor within a foot of Jim, who had brushed against the wall to let the burden bearer pass without touching him.

    The Raid on the Termites

  • a little way, and upon a level surface -- for I went clear of the box to which the tackle was made fast -- no harm came to me; but under my feet I felt the rotten wood going squashily, and then beneath it something firm and hard.

    In the Sargasso Sea A Novel

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