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- n. Plural form of squashing.
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Something squished with every step, until they could no longer hear the squashings because the chittering and churring around them had grown too loud.
But now I know never to fear those squashings again, because I have been reminded of one of the most brilliantly comforting truths about Young Capitalist America: someone is always more.
"yawing" from side to side, and certain squashings of the paddle-boxes into the yeasty waters, which now ran a race with us and each other, as if bent on chasing us down, and rolling their boarding parties with foaming crests down on our decks.