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Crush vs. Attraction

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Crush

To press between opposing bodies so as to break, compress, or injure
The falling rock crushed the car.
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Attraction

The act or capability of attracting.
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Crush

To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
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Attraction

The quality of attracting; charm.
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Crush

To put down with force; subdue
The regime crushed the rebellion.
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Attraction

A feature or characteristic that attracts.
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Crush

To overwhelm or oppress severely
Spirits that had been crushed by rejection and failure.
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Attraction

A person, place, thing, or event that is intended to attract
The main attraction was a Charlie Chaplin film.
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Crush

To defeat overwhelmingly
Our team was crushed in the playoffs.
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Attraction

A force exerted between bodies that tends to draw or hold them together, such as gravitational force or the electric or magnetic force between bodies of opposite polarity.
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Crush

To crumple or rumple
Crushed the freshly ironed shirt.
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Attraction

The tendency to attract.
The Moon is held in its orbit by the attraction of the Earth's gravity.
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Crush

To hug, especially with great force.
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Attraction

The feeling of being attracted.
I felt a strange attraction towards the place.
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Crush

To hit or propel with great force
A swing of the bat that crushed a fastball over the wall.
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Attraction

(countable) An event, location, or business that has a tendency to draw interest from visitors, and in many cases, local residents.
The new mall should be a major attraction.
Star Tours is a very cool Disney World attraction.
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Crush

To press upon, shove, or crowd.
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Attraction

(chess) The sacrifice of pieces in order to expose the enemy king.
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Crush

To extract or obtain by pressing or squeezing
Crush juice from a grape.
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Attraction

(linguistics) An error in language production that incorrectly extends a feature from one word in a sentence to another, e.g. when a verb agrees with a noun other than its subject.
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Crush

To be or become crushed
Aluminum cans crush easily.
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Attraction

An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to produce their cohesion or combination, and conversely resisting separation.
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Crush

To proceed or move by crowding or pressing
The fans crushed forward to get a glimpse of the movie star.
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Attraction

The act or property of attracting; the effect of the power or operation of attraction.
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Crush

The act of crushing or the pressure involved in crushing
Matter superheated by the crush of gravity around black holes.
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Attraction

The power or act of alluring, drawing to, inviting, or engaging; an attractive quality; as, the attraction of beauty or eloquence.
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Crush

A great crowd
A crush of spectators.
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Attraction

That which attracts; an attractive object or feature.
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Crush

A substance prepared by or as if by crushing, especially a fruit drink
Orange crush.
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Attraction

The force by which one object attracts another
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Crush

A usually temporary infatuation
Had a crush on her friend's cousin.
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Attraction

An entertainment that is offered to the public
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Crush

One who is the object of such an infatuation.
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Attraction

The quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts;
Her personality held a strange attraction for him
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Crush

A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
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Attraction

A characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts;
Flowers are an attractor for bees
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Crush

Violent pressure, as of a moving crowd.
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Attraction

An entertainer who attracts large audiences;
He was the biggest drawing card they had
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Crush

A violent crowding.
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Crush

A crowd that produces uncomfortable pressure.
A crush at a reception
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Crush

(slang) A group or gang.
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Crush

A crowd control barrier.
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Crush

A drink made by squeezing the juice out of fruit.
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Crush

(informal) An infatuation with somebody one is not dating.
I've had a huge crush on her since we met many years ago.
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Crush

The human object of such infatuation or affection.
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Crush

A standing stock or cage with movable sides used to restrain livestock for safe handling.
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Crush

(dated) A party or festive function.
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Crush

(Australia) The process of crushing cane to remove the raw sugar, or the season when this process takes place.
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Crush

The situation where certain colors are so similar as to be hard to distinguish, either as a deliberate effect or as a limitation of a display.
Black crush; white crush
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Crush

A paraphilia involving arousal from seeing things destroyed by crushing.
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Crush

To press between two hard objects; to squeeze so as to alter the natural shape or integrity, or to force together into a mass.
To crush grapes
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Crush

To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding.
To crush quartz
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Crush

(figurative) To overwhelm by pressure or weight.
After the corruption scandal, the opposition crushed the ruling party in the elections
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Crush

To do impressively well at (sports events; performances; interviews; etc.).
They had a gig recently at Madison Square—totally crushed it!
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Crush

To oppress or grievously burden.
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Crush

To overcome completely; to subdue totally.
The sultan's black guard crushed every resistance bloodily.
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Crush

(intransitive) To be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller volume or area, by external weight or force.
An eggshell crushes easily
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Crush

To feel infatuation or unrequited love.
She's crushing on him.
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Crush

To give a compressed or foreshortened appearance to.
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Crush

To make certain colors so similar as to be hard to distinguish, either as a deliberate effect or as a limitation of a display.
My old TV set crushes the blacks when the brightness is lowered.
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Crush

To press or bruise between two hard bodies; to squeeze, so as to destroy the natural shape or integrity of the parts, or to force together into a mass; as, to crush grapes.
Ye shall not offer unto the Lord that which is bruised, or crushed, or broken, or cut.
The ass . . . thrust herself unto the wall, and crushed Balaam's foot against the wall.
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Crush

To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding; to comminute; as, to crush quartz.
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Crush

To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.
To crush the pillars which the pile sustain.
Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again.
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Crush

To oppress or burden grievously.
Thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway.
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Crush

To overcome completely; to subdue totally.
Speedily overtaking and crushing the rebels.
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Crush

To subdue or overwhelm (a person) by argument or a cutting remark; to cause (a person) to feel chagrin or humiliation; to squelch.
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Crush

To be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller compass, by external weight or force; as, an eggshell crushes easily.
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Crush

A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
The wreck of matter, and the crush of worlds.
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Crush

Violent pressure, as of a crowd; a crowd which produced uncomfortable pressure; as, a crush at a reception.
Politics leave very little time for the bow window at White's in the day, or for the crush room of the opera at night.
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Crush

Leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
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Crush

A dense crowd of people
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Crush

Temporary love of an adolescent
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Crush

The act of crushing
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Crush

Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority;
The government oppresses political activists
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Crush

To compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition;
Crush an aluminum can
Squeeze a lemon
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Crush

Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict;
Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
We beat the competition
Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game
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Crush

Break into small pieces;
The car crushed the toy
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Crush

Humiliate or depress completely;
She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation
The death of her son smashed her
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Crush

Crush or bruise;
Jam a toe
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Crush

Make ineffective;
Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination
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Crush

Become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure;
The plastic bottle crushed against the wall
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