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cramming (See cram)


1 crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked" [syn: jam, jampack, ram, chock up, wad]
2 put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled; "cram books into the suitcase"
3 study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam" [syn: grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone]
4 prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam [also: cramming, crammed]

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  1. present participle of cram

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