Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of crush.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of crush.

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Examples

  • Data Domain crushes the Quantum solution in a “bake-off”.

    Why Both EMC & NetApp Want Data Domain

  • My boys are grown now but the memory of their tender crushes is vivid.

    What Is Love? (Baby, Don’t Hurt Me) | Her Bad Mother

  • (Including Adrienne Jones's top 5 inappropriate childhood crushes from the world of science fiction).

    August 2008

  • (Including Adrienne Jones's top 5 inappropriate childhood crushes from the world of science fiction).

    SF Tidbits for 8/4/08

  • It has a lot going for it: gorgeously made, well-acted in some instances (the ghost-princes of Stormhold were great in their roles as comic relief; and Claire Danes, one of my long-term crushes, is wonderful in both her insults and luminosity), well-plotted (if a bit slow at times), good transitions.

    stardust

  • They also copied a picture of the boy I'd liked, whom I'd thought I was identifying for Team Prep's entertainment rather than for public consumption; I was mortified when I started being congratulated on my excellent taste in crushes by members of the media who'd received the packet.

    The Perils of Literary Success

  • They also copied a picture of the boy I'd liked, whom I'd thought I was identifying for Team Prep's entertainment rather than for public consumption; I was mortified when I started being congratulated on my excellent taste in crushes by members of the media who'd received the packet.

    The Perils of Literary Success

  • All the married women Ella knew had "crushes" -- young men who lounged in every afternoon for tea and cigarettes and gossip, and filled chairs at dinner parties, and formed a background in a theater box.

    Saturday's Child

  • Stepney, had obtained for him (in return for favours too easily guessed) a card to one of the vast impersonal Van Osburgh "crushes" -- Rosedale, with that mixture of artistic sensibility and business astuteness which characterizes his race, had instantly gravitated toward Miss Bart.

    House of Mirth

  • She’s single, explaining that, I tend to live in a series of long-term crushes that I do nothing about, but I’m trying to work on that, along with the other major life-changing I’ve been doing lately.

    Hooping.org | Blog | Christa Giles: Inside The Hoop

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