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Using the dictionary definitions provided, do the activities below. squash (skworsh) n. 1. Any of various tendril-bearing plants of the genus Cururbita, having fleshy edible fruit with a leathery rind. 2. The fruit of any of these plants. [From alteration of Narragansett askutasquash.] squash (skwősh) v. squashed, squash·ing, squash·es 一tr. 1. To beat, squeeze, or press into a pulp or a flattened mass; crush. 2. To put down or suppress; quash. 3. To silence or fluster, as with crushing words. 一intr. 1. To become crushed, flattened, or pulpy, as by pressure or impact. 2 . To move with a splashing or sucking sound. . 1a. The act or sound of squashing. b. The fact or condition of being squashed. 2. A crushed or crowded mass. 3. Sports A racket game played in a closed, walled court with a rubber ball. 4. Chiefly British A citrus-based soft drink. adv. With a squashing sound. squeal (skwël) . squealed, squeal-ing, squeals —intr. 1. To give forth a loud, shrill cry or sound. 2. Slang To turn informer; betray an accomplice or secret. —tr. To utter or produce with a squeal. n. A loud, shrill cry or sound: a squeal of surprise. Write the best definition of squashed: "The soldiers squashed the rebellion."