Footage from Egyptian State TV shows armed personnel carriers began driving through the crowd, crushing demonstrators.
The result will force Romney to settle for a crushing win on his native turf, rather than a clean sweep.
With a hammer-like left hook and crushing body shots, Provodnikov was beating his gutsy foe down, body part by body part.
The most crushing debt people are worried about, like subprime mortgage loans, has been securitized.
The Baltimore Ravens were crushing the San Francisco 49ers early in the third quarter.
His only hope lay in crushing close to the side of the berg.
Yes, the devil wished to make the rosary odious to you by crushing you with it.
And every squall was to be regarded as a bludgeon capable of crushing the Snark.
Why has the cost of living increased to the point of crushing the average consumer?
He held on grimly, crushing the life out of the slender writhing form until it ceased to quiver and throb, and hung limp.
mid-14c., from Old French cruissir (Modern French écraser), variant of croissir "to gnash (teeth), crash, break," perhaps from Frankish *krostjan "to gnash" (cf. Gothic kriustan, Old Swedish krysta "to gnash"). Figurative sense of "to humiliate, demoralize" is c.1600. Related: Crushed; crushing. Italian crosciare, Catalan cruxir, Spanish crujirare "to crack" are Germanic loan-words.
1590s, "act of crushing," from crush (v.). Meaning "thick crowd" is from 1806. Sense of "person one is infatuated with" is first recorded 1884; to have a crush on is from 1913.