One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the skirt can be folded and compressed into a relatively small bag’
squeeze, press, squash, crush, cram, jam, stuff, wedge
tamp, pack, wad, compact
informal scrunch, squidge
rare coarct, coarctate
2‘Polly compressed her lips and sat down’
purse, press together, squeeze together, pinch, crimp
3‘the material has been compressed into 17 pages’
abridge, shorten, cut, condense, abbreviate, contract, telescope
summarize, synopsize, precis, abstract, digest
expand, pad out
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