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smoosh

 (smo͝osh)
tr.v. smooshed, smoosh·ing, smoosh·es Informal
To squash or mash: "Some particularly unhappy homeowners have tried to scrape the ladybugs off their walls, or worse, smooshed them" (Sy Montgomery).

[Imitative.]
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smoosh

(smuːʃ)
vb (intr)
to paint softly in order to give a light or soft finish
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Pour over bread, and smoosh bread down so that all the bread is under the custard.
So I would dangle a sharp blade up the window to slice the neck of the guy in the other track as we smoosh the five main guys," Michael says, shocking his classmates and their teacher.
The attorney continued, "An hour before cooking, unzip the dry ingredients bags, add an egg and half a cold beer to each, seal them tight, smoosh the ingredients together, and let them sit."
Second layer: Arrange another level of noodles in pan and gently "smoosh them down.
Take a fast-growing "teenager" tree and flake it, add the Colonel's 11 secret herbs and spices, smoosh it together under heat and pressure, and coat it with "water stay away stuff." Photo credit: CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikipedia user Matthias Kabel PHOTO 2 (RIGHT) Engineered Wood.
After a few hundred more years, he said, the comet could fold itself in half as the two lobes snap apart and smoosh together.
Be certain to "smoosh" the bagel top and bottom together, to help the flavors mix and to make it more transportable.
His cushions are best at capturing a sense of weight and mass: All but one work here consisted of at least two separately wrapped foam pieces pressed against one another, and there is something expressly relatable, even satisfying, about the way the pieces smoosh together.
"If I could smoosh Alley's freckles and everlasting positivity with my extreme good looks, intelligence and undeniable modesty, than I would, but no matter how hard Alley and I run at each other, it just ain't working.
Fresh pan de sal with thin slices of ham piled high, some butter, a dab of jam, grill it open-faced in a toaster oven until the fat glistens and the jam and glaze start to bubble, close up the sandwich, smoosh it down, and try not to burn your tongue when you take the first bite.
Though it won't turn you into Beyonce, it does add body to roots and mid-lengths without any backcombing, you just kind of smoosh it in.