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 for Squashing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Squash \Squash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Squashed (skw[o^]sht); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Squashing.] [OE. squachen, OF. escachier,
     esquachier, to squash, to crush, F. ['e]cacher, perhaps from
     (assumed) LL. excoacticare, fr. L. ex + coactare to
     constrain, from cogere, coactum, to compel. Cf. Cogent,
     Squat, v. i.]
     To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush.
     [1913 Webster]

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