crushed


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crushed

 (krŭsht)
adj.
Treated so as to have a permanently crinkled or rumpled appearance. Used of a fabric: crushed velvet; crushed denim.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crushed - treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance; "crushed velvet"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
2.crushed - subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"
humble - marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
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Lucky for you I am, for if I put on crushed airs and tried to be dismal, as you do, we should be in a nice state.
A faint, fetid smell came from him, and a thread of green liquid oozed from his crushed head.
His cheeks were the color of crushed grapes, and his dusky eyes glowed with a languishing fire.
The simple but meaning assurance was lost on the father, who seized the piece of gauze, and crushed it in his hand, while his eyes roamed fearfully among the bushes, as if he equally dreaded and hoped for the secrets they might reveal.
Then suddenly, as if obeying an uncontrollable impulse, he crushed it like a flower again and again against his burning lips, and darted away.
said Clifford,--not angrily, however; for when a man's spirit has been thoroughly crushed, he may be peevish at small offences, but never resentful of great ones.
If she survive, the tender- ness will either be crushed out of her, or -- and the outward semblance is the same -- crushed so deeply into her heart that it can never show itself more.
At last, he emerged with his hat very much dented and crushed down over his eyes, and began creaking and limping about the room, as if, not being much accustomed to boots, his pair of damp, wrinkled cowhide ones -- probably not made to order either --rather pinched and tormented him at the first go off of a bitter cold morning.
As, blind and deaf, the whale plunged forward, as if by sheer power of speed to rid himself of the iron leech that had fastened to him; as we thus tore a white gash in the sea, on all sides menaced as we flew, by the crazed creatures to and fro rushing about us; our beset boat was like a ship mobbed by ice-isles in a tempest, and striving to steer through their complicated channels and straits, knowing not at what moment it may be locked in and crushed.
Oh, what a good supper he gave me that night, a good bran mash and some crushed beans with my oats, and such a thick bed of straw
Therefore these trucks went for the most part on the run; and the predecessor of Jonas had been jammed against the wall by one and crushed in a horrible and nameless manner.
His very soul bled within him for what seemed to him the wrongs of the poor suffering thing that lay like a crushed reed on the boxes; the feeling, living, bleeding, yet immortal thing, which American state law coolly classes with the bundles, and bales, and boxes, among which she is lying.