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cram

cram

 
 
pronunciation:
kraem
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part of speech: verb
inflections: crammed, cramming, crams
definition 1: to fill with more than can be easily held.
Hundreds of people crammed the hall.
similar words:
pack, stuff
definition 2: to force into a space that is too small; stuff. (usually followed by "inside," "into," or "down.")
If you cram any more of that sandwich into your mouth, your cheeks will explode.
similar words:
crowd, jam, pack, squeeze, stuff, wedge
definition 3: to study hard at the last minute for an examination.
We crammed all night before the final exam.
derivation: crammer (n.)
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