Compress - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Compress.

SCRUNCH
SMUSH
SQUEEZE
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SCRUNCH
  1. a crunching noise
  2. make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"
  3. sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"
  4. make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
SMUSH
SQUEEZE
  1. an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power; "she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away"
  2. a twisting squeeze; "gave the wet cloth a wring"
  3. squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
  4. (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend; "she was his main squeeze"
  5. squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him"
  6. a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer; "increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"
  7. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"
  8. a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
  9. squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
  10. squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the c
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