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squeeze (n):
the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
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getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze
squeeze (n):
the act of gripping and pressing firmly
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he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
Related Words: squeezing
squeeze (n):
a tight or amorous embrace
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come here and give me a big hug
Related Words: clinchhug
squeeze (n):
an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
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she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
squeeze (n):
a twisting squeeze
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gave the wet cloth a wring
Related Words: wring
squeeze (n):
(slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
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she was his main squeeze
squeeze (n):
a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
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increased expenses put a squeeze on profits
squeeze (n):
a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
squeeze (v):
squeeze tightly between the fingers
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He pinched her behind.
She squeezed the bottle

Related Words: nippinch
squeeze (v):
squeeze or press together
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she compressed her lips.
the spasm contracted the muscle

Related Words: compressconstrictcontractpress
squeeze (v):
squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
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Hug me, please.
They embraced.
He hugged her close to him

Related Words: bosomembracehug
squeeze (v):
press firmly
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He squeezed my hand
squeeze (v):
obtain by coercion or intimidation
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They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss.
They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him

Related Words: extortgouge
squeeze (v):
squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
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I squeezed myself into the corner
Related Word: wedge
squeeze (v):
to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
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crush an aluminum can.
squeeze a lemon

Related Words: crushmash
squeeze (v):
press or force
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Stuff money into an envelope.
She thrust the letter into his hand

Related Words: shovethrust
squeeze (v):
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
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She forced him to take a job in the city.
He squeezed her for information

Related Words: coerceforcepressure
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Beggars’ bags are bottomless

Dilencinin torbası dolmaz.
People who are always asking other people for things will never be satisfied.


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