Crush and Quash


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Crush verb – To put a stop to (something) by the use of force.
Usage example: the government is doing everything to crush the latest guerrilla uprising

Quash is a synonym for crush in suppress topic. In some cases you can use "Quash" instead a verb "Crush", when it comes to topics like overcome, continue, humiliate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: crushed, crushing, crusher
Synonyms for Crush


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Quash verb – To put a stop to (something) by the use of force.
Usage example: the dictator commanded the army to quash the uprising without mercy

Crush is a synonym for quash in suppress topic. You can use "Crush" instead a verb "Quash", if it concerns topics such as subdue, continue, destroy, put an end to. popular alternative
Nearby Word: quashing
Synonyms for Quash

Common collocations

hope crush hope quash hope
rebellion crush rebellion quash rebellion

Both words in one sentence

  • Nebulous Evil Organisation A bit of a variation in that they already feel they control everything, their main goals are to finally crush all remaining pockets of resistance to their control and to completely quash any lingering belief in the supernatural.
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