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  Words related to crunch

Related / Similar Words: crush, compaction, grind, mash, bray, comminute, scranch, scraunch, crackle, munch, cranch, craunch

 

Definition:
  • the act of crushing;
  • the sound of something crunching; "he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path";
  • a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources); "an end-of-the year crunch"; "a financial crunch";
  • reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic";
  • make crunching noises; "his shoes were crunching on the gravel";
  • chew noisily; "The children crunched the celery sticks";
  • press or grind with a crunching noise;

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    See Also: tyrannize, tyrannise, grind down

     

    Hyponyms: grind, mill, pulverization, pulverisation, pulp, pestle, crump, thud, scrunch

     

    Derivational Morphology: compress, compact, pack together, pack, bundle, wad, grind, mash, bray, comminute, crush, squash, squelch, squeeze, scranch, scraunch, crackle, compaction, masher, mill, pulverization, pulverisation, molar, grinder, grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition, munch, muncher

     

     
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