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crowd (one)

informal To harass, pressure, or assail one. The detectives tried crowding the suspect for a confession, but he wouldn't say a word. My anxiety has been crowding me so much lately that I can barely get anything done.
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crowd

1. tv. to pressure or threaten someone. Frank began to crowd Sam, which was the wrong thing to do.
2. tv. to gang up on someone. They moved in from all sides, carrying clubs, and began to crowd us.
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