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beat, operate, succeed, be efficacious, have effect, acquire, benefit, carry off, come off, conquer.
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Correct spelling:
squat
Definition:
having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground

Synonyms:

adjective
all
squat, underslung.
blocky
blockish, boxlike, boxy.
dumpy
fatter, podgy, podgier.
low
bottom, deep, flat, junior, level, lower, squatty, rock bottom, low-hanging, bottommost, low, low-lying, low-set, lowset, short, stumpy, ground level, ground-level, not high, rock-bottom, unelevated.
short
abridged, brief, clipped, compact, concise, condensed, curt, little, low, petite, picayune, puny, runty, short, shortest, small, stumpy, succinct, not long, pint-sized, pocket-sized, sawed-off, close to the ground, under-sized.
short and stocky
broad, chunky, dumpy, fat, heavy, heavyset, splay, thick, thickset, thick-bodied.
thick
blubbery.
noun
diddly
diddly-squat, diddlysquat, doodly-squat.
fat
ample, big, buxom, chubby, obese, overweight, plump.
squat
chunky, crouch, diddley, diddly, diddly-shit, diddly-squat, diddlyshit, diddlysquat, dumpy, hunker down, jack, low, low-set, scrunch, scrunch up, short, squatting, squatty, stumpy, underslung.
stocky
broad, fat, heavy, stubby, thickset.
trifle
eyelash, eyelashes, fly speck, no big deal.
verb
lower body by bending knees
bow, cower, crouch, hunch, hunker down, perch, roost, settle, sit, stoop.
occupy
billet, colonize, dwell, house, inhabit, lodge, occupy, quarter, reside, roost, stay.
stative
squat.
Examples of usage:
  1. Beyond the border of lilies- of- the- valley she saw the squat pinkish tower of the church, and beneath it, in the narrow churchyard, rose the gleaming shaft above the grave of the Confederate soldier. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  2. All eyes turned to glance at him at this moment, but, beyond his square, squat figure, nothing in the darkened hallway was visible. – Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life by Charles King
  3. A hundred yards away, nestling in a hemlock thicket, stood a squat log hut. – Northern Diamonds by Frank Lillie Pollock
  4. A squat, muscular figure, wearing the black- and- gold uniform of a Solar Guard, strode heavily into their line of vision. – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  5. There was no embarrassment over her informal dinner, eaten as she sat squat in a fence- corner, an anchor- stone for a table, and a pile of spars for a chair. – Tom Grogan by F. Hopkinson Smith

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