abase, abash, abolish, abrade, affection, afflict, aggrieve, anguish, annihilate, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, army, asphyxiate, atomize, batter, bear, bear down, beat, beat down, bellyful, beloved, beloved object, bend, blot out, bottle up, bray, break, break down, break into pieces, break to pieces, break up, brecciate, bring down, bring low, bring to tears, bring to terms, bruise, buck, bumper, butter, calf love, capacity, case, cataplasm, censor, charge, chew, choke off, clamp, clamp down on, clamping, clamping down, cluster, cohue, comminute, complement, compress, compression, confound, confute, conquer, contradict, contriturate, controvert, contuse, cork, cork up, crack down on, cram, crash, crease, crinkle, crowd, crumb, crumble, crumple, crunch, cut to pieces, cut up, damp down, darling, dash, dear, dear one, dearly beloved, debase, defeat, degrade, deluge, demean, demolish, demoralize, dental pulp, deny, depress, desolate, destroy, devastate, diffuse, diminish, disgrace, disintegrate, dismiss, disperse, dispose of, disrupt, draw tears, drove, drown, dump, dump on, embarrass, embitter, ensphere, express, extinguish, fell, fill, finish, fission, flatten, flock, flood, floor, flour, fondness, fragment, full house, full measure, gag, galaxy, grain, granulate, granulize, grate, grieve, grind, grind to powder, gust, gusto, heap, hold down, horde, host, humble, humiliate, infatuation, inundate, jam, jam up, jump on, keep down, keep under, kill, knock down, lading, legion, levigate, light of love, likes, liking, load, love, loved one, lower, macerate, maim, make mincemeat of, mangle, mash, mass, master, masticate, mill, mince, mob, mortify, mouthful, multitude, mush, muzzle, nip, nonplus, obliterate, oppress, overcome, overmaster, overpower, override, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, panoply, paper pulp, parry, pash, passing fancy, passion, paste, pestle, pinch, pith, plaster, porridge, poultice, pound, pour water on, powder, press, pressure, prostrate, psych out, pudding, pulp, pulp lead, pulpify, pulpwood, pulverize, puppy love, push, put down, put to silence, quash, quell, quench, rabble, rag pulp, rebut, reduce, reduce to powder, reduce to silence, refute, relish, repress, ride down, rout, ruck, ruin, rumple, sauce, scatter, scrunch, set down, settle, shake, shame, shard, shatter, shiver, shred, shut down on, shut up, silence, sit down on, sit on, skinful, smash, smash all opposition, smash up, smother, snootful, sorrow, spate, splinter, sponge, squab, squash, squeeze, squeezing, squelch, squish, stanch, stifle, strangle, stultify, subdue, subjugate, subvert, suffocate, sulfate pulp, sulfite pulp, suppress, take down, taste, thrash, throng, throttle, tighten, tightening, torment, trample down, trample underfoot, tread underfoot, trip up, triturate, truelove, tweak, tyrannize, unbrace, undermine, undo, unman, unnerve, unstring, upset, vanquish, wad up, weakness, well-beloved, white lead, wood pulp, wreck, wrinkle
assemblage, collection, collocation, colligation, compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement, team, concourse, conflux, congregation, contesseration, convergence, meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home, conversazione, assembly, congress, convention, conventicle, gemote, conclave, posse, posse comitatus, Noah's ark, miscellany, collectanea, museum, menagerie, museology, crowd, throng, group, flood, rush, deluge, rabble, mob, press, crush
, cohue, horde, body, tribe, crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party, swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove, atajo, bunch, drive, force, mulada, remuda, roundup, array, bevy, galaxy, corps, company, troop, troupe, task force, army, regiment, host, populousness, clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association, volley, shower, storm, cloud, group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil, set, batch, lot, pack, budget, assortment, bunch, parcel, packet, package, bundle, fascine, fasces, bale, seron, seroon, fagot, wisp, truss, tuft, shock, rick, fardel, stack, sheaf, haycock, fascicle, fascicule, fasciculus, gavel, hattock, stook, accumulation, congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau, tissue, mass, pyramid, bing, drift, snowball, snowdrift, acervation, cumulation, glomeration, agglomeration, conglobation, conglomeration, conglomerate, coacervate, coacervation, coagmentation, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum, spicilegium, black hole of Calcutta, quantity, collector, gatherer, whip, whipper in, assembled, closely packed, dense, serried, crowded to suffocation, teeming, swarming, populous, as thick as hops, all of a heap, fasciculated cumulative, the plot thickens, acervatim, tibi seris tibi metis.
become small, become smaller, lessen, decrease, grow less, dwindle, shrink, contract, narrow, shrivel, collapse, wither, lose flesh, wizen, fall away, waste, wane, ebb, decay, be smaller than, fall short of, not come up to, render smaller, lessen, diminish, contract, draw in, narrow, coarctate, boil down, constrict, constringe, condense, compress, squeeze, corrugate, crimp, crunch, crush
, crumple up, warp, purse up, pack, squeeze, stow, pinch, tighten, strangle, cramp, dwarf, bedwarf, shorten, circumscribe, restrain, (subtraction) 38 abrade, pare, reduce, attenuate, rub down, scrape, file, file down, grind, grind down, chip, shave, shear, wear down.
be humble, deign, vouchsafe, condescend, humble oneself, demean oneself, stoop, stoop to conquer, carry coals, submit, submit with a good grace, yield the palm, lower one's tone, lower one's note, sing small, draw in one's horns, sober down, hide one's face, hide one's diminished head, not dare to show one's face, take shame to oneself, not have a word to say for oneself, feel shame, be conscious of shame, feel disgrace, be conscious of disgrace, drink the cup of humiliation to the dregs, blush for, blush up to the eves, redden, change color, color up, hang one's head, look foolish, feel small, render humble, humble, humiliate, let down, set down, take down, tread down, frown down, snub, abash, abase, make one sing small, strike dumb, teach one his distance, put down, take down a peg, take down a peg lower, throw into the shade, cast into the shade, stare out of countenance, put out of countenance, put to the blush, confuse, ashame, mortify, disgrace, crush
, send away with a flea in one's ear, get a setdown.
come to dust, be disintegrated, be reduced to powder reduce to powder, grind to powder, pulverize, comminute, granulate, triturate, levigate, scrape, file, abrade, rub down, grind, grate, rasp, pound, bray, bruise, contuse, contund, beat, crush
, cranch, craunch, crunch, scranch, crumble, disintegrate, attenuate.
be disappointed, look blank, look blue, look aghast, stand aghast, find to one's cost, laugh on the wrong side of one's mouth, find one a false prophet, not realize one's hope, not realize one's expectation, disappoint, frustrate, discomfit, crush
, defeat (failure), crush
one's hope, dash one's hope, balk one's hope, disappoint one's hope, blight one's hope, falsify one's hope, defeat one's hope, discourage, balk, jilt, bilk, play one false, play a trick, dash the cup from the lips, tantalize, dumfound, dumbfound, dumbfounder, dumfounder (astonish).