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Word: compress

Definition: force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.


Sentences Containing 'compress'

We compress the earth into bricks, so as to remove them without revealing what they are.

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