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Kandza - Crush

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Definition of crush
- Crush n
- Leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated [syn: {crushed leather}]
- A dense crowd of people [syn: {jam}, {press}]
- Temporary love of an adolescent [syn: {puppy love}, {calf love}, {infatuation}]
- The act of crushing [syn: {crunch}, {compaction}] v
- Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists" [syn: {oppress}, {suppress}]
- To compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon" [syn: {squash}, {squelch}, {mash}, {squeeze}]
- 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" [syn: {beat}, {beat out}, {shell}, {trounce}, {vanquish}]
- Break into small pieces; "The car crushed the toy"
- Humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her" [syn: {smash}, {demolish}]
- Crush or bruise; "jam a toe" [syn: {jam}]
- Make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination" [syn: {break down}]
- Become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
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Proverbs - Vukati va kandza hi mbilu — A strong heart is necessary to make a marriage work

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