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    quash - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quash

    Definition
    (verb) put down by force or intimidation
    Synonyms : keep down , reduce , repress , subdue , subjugate
    Example Sentence
    • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
    • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
    • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land
    Definition
    (verb) declare invalid
    Synonyms : annul , avoid , invalidate , nullify , void
    Example Sentence
    • The contract was annulled
    • void a plea
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quash

squash also means the same - compress/suppress.

quash can be framed as CRUSH to ash, so qu+(ASH)

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in the game of SQUASH my advancement to win the match was CRUSHED by the opponent

quash:qua-sh:quite-shshshsh using force.

in the game of SQUASH my advancement to win the match was CRUSHED by the opponent

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