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- v. To force out or separate by pressure.
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- v. extinguish by crushing
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He stood on one leg at his bedroom door, to crush out the stump of his cigarette on the sole of blue canvas, Juanese espadrille.
The very ground was honey-combed with intrigue set on foot by resolute and determined Southerners who vowed to crush out all opposition and make the institution of slavery national, and with this determination conspiracies of every kind were abroad to circumvent the North and its agents, of whom the Kansas pro-slavery men were the most belligerent, in the growing desire of that section to make freedom universal within the borders of the United States.