Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of squash.
  • adjective Belittling.
  • noun The act by which something is squashed; a pressing.

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Examples

  • Over the last decade, Saeed Mortazavi has jailed dozens of journalists and reformist politicians and was instrumental in squashing the opposition Green Movement after last year's presidential election.

    A Hardliner Faces Justice in Iran

  • Why is the GOP traditionally so interested in squashing individual liberties, and so adamant about not extending any sort of helping hand to any other than the already wealthy?

    Think Progress » Rubio raises Terri Schiavo case in an attack on Crist.

  • Vance, Hull-squashing is an old skeet shooter's trick to break the concentration of other shooters.

    Confesssions of a Hull Ho

  • Webb's "performance Tuesday in squashing whatever little boost Bush may have expected from the polls has made him into an instant star for his party."

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • It is absolutely beyond me why the owners of music today are so aggressive in squashing free advertising of their product.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • It is absolutely beyond me why the owners of music today are so aggressive in squashing free advertising of their product.

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  • Duncan Hunter, the GOP Chairman of the House Armed Services was the single biggest player in squashing the Abu Ghraib investigations in the House.

    Archive 2004-08-01

  • Duncan Hunter, the GOP Chairman of the House Armed Services was the single biggest player in squashing the Abu Ghraib investigations in the House.

    McCain on the block...

  • Duncan Hunter, the GOP Chairman of the House Armed Services was the single biggest player in squashing the Abu Ghraib investigations in the House.

    I can't believe...

  • Duncan Hunter, the GOP Chairman of the House Armed Services was the single biggest player in squashing the Abu Ghraib investigations in the House.

    You gotta serve somebody...

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