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Correct spelling:
crushing
Definition:
Pressing into a mass; overwhelming.

Synonyms:

adjective
abrasive
grinding.
all
crushing, devastating.
depressing
dispiriting.
painful
grueling, unpleasant, smarting, disagreeable, arduous, throbbing, bothersome, offensive, excruciating, miserable, troublesome, withering, Gnawing, cutting, stinging, stabbing, uncomfortable, agonizing, inflaming, insufferable, aggravating, hurtful, trying, annoying, Cramping, cruel, tormenting, woeful, bitter, piercing, anguishing, Besetting, unbearable, torturing, horrendous, oppressive, Irksome, grievous, biting, odious, severe, burdensome, painful, chafing, sore, acute, distressful, harrowing, Torturing., irritating, wrenching, aching.
tight
skintight, Slammed, watertight, hermetically sealed, Padlocked, proofer, stopped up.
trenchant
devastating, clear cut, razor-sharp, the point, to the point.
noun
act
suppression, stifling, crushing, quelling.
crushing
destructive, stifling, devastating, suppression, quelling.
destruction
massacre, sackings, subjugations, slayings, subjugation, ruination, crashings, havoc.
grip
handgrip, handgrips, handclasps, handshake, grapnels, handshakes, grapnel, handhold, handholds, handclasp.
obliteration
obliteration.
verb
defeating
overpowering, humbling, Checkmating, Capturing, Subjecting, trumping, Defeating, whipping, Overthrowing, Surmounting, Outdoing, conquering, Vanquishing, Overcoming, Predominating, Routing, quelling, outplaying, winning, foiling, Subduing, Overturning, trouncing, mastering, Triumphing, beating.
pulping
Squashing, Pulping, bruising, Mashing.
Examples of usage:
  1. He lifted her off her feet, crushing her to him, and Diana, the woman in her definitely, vividly aroused at last, clung to him yielding, but half- terrified by the tempest of emotion she had waked. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
  2. The first minister's firmness, and even his presence of mind, gave way under this crushing blow. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  3. It was lifted up about sixty feet above the surface, and spread out over both shores, crushing and destroying everything with which it came in contact. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  4. The others pretended not to see this, which was much more crushing than anything they could have said. – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  5. Gwen repeated his words, as though learning a lesson, still with her fingers crushing her eyes. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
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