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10. Often

square up pay off, settle, settle up, pay in full, Inf. pay up; discharge, liquidate, honor; settle with, settle or square accounts, square oneself with, get square with; atone, make restitution, satisfy, meet one's obligations, make good, make up for, Inf. square things; even the score, pay old debts, clear the board, Inf. ante up, Inf. pay one's dues, Inf. wipe the slate clean; recompense, pay back, repay, reimburse, compensate.
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Slang, bribe, suborn, fix, rig; purchase, Inf. buy, Inf. buy off, corrupt, tamper with.
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square off take a stance, toe the mark, Inf. assume the position; be at the ready, be on guard, be ready to fight, prepare to do battle, make ready, stand toe to toe, wait for the bell, take the measure of [s.o.]; confront, come face to face, face, challenge, defy; disagree, conflict, collide, come to blows, take exception, offer resistance, show fight, take one's stand.
-adj.
13. angular, cornered, right-angled, sharpangled; sharp, neat, folded, tucked in, boxed.
14. quadrangular, foursquare, cubic, cubiform, cube-shaped, rectangular; cubed, diced, boxy.
15. equal, on a par, commensurate, proportionate, measured, uniform; consistent, accordant, harmonious; counterpoised, counterbalancing, equiponderating.
16. straight, level, even, true, exact, precise, absolute; accurate, close, faithful, correct, right, justified; specific, strict, on the line.
17. corresponding, balanced, poised, parallel, symmetrical; appropriate, suitable, meet, fit, satisfactory, well-balanced.
18. paid off
or up, Inf. quits, Inf. even-steven, Inf. in the black, Inf. out of the red, Inf. on the board, Inf. having a clean slate.
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Informal, just, fair, honest, fair and square, on the up-and-up, on the level, on the square, Inf. straight-arrow; as it should be, right and proper, fit, fitting; even, even-handed, fair-minded, sporting, square-dealing, Inf. square-shooting, honest as the day is long.
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Informal, straightforward, direct, unequivocal, plain-spoken, explicit, undeceptive, undeceiving, Inf. straight-out; open, open and aboveboard, bona fide, downright, straight, guileless, trustworthy, reliable, dependable, tried and true, Inf. salt of the earth, Inf. straight as a die.
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Slang, conventional, conservative, conformist, orthodox, traditionalistic, formalistic, precisianistic, stiff-necked, strait-laced, Inf. stiff as a board, Inf. stiff, Inf. stuffy, Inf. uptight; trite, banal, unoriginal, Inf. corny; stock, set, commonplace, hackneyed, stale, musty, dull, boring, predictable, unimaginative, Inf. not hip, Inf. not with it, Inf. out of it, SI. for the birds.

squash, v. 1. crush, mash, pulp, macerate, masticate; press, squeeze, squeeze the life out of, SI. squeeze the bejeesus out of; press flat, flatten, compress, condense, reduce, decrease; smash, pulverize, beat, pound, Dial, squish, SI. squooze.
2. crowd, crowd in, compact, cram in
or together, scrunch, cramp, constrict, jam, pack, jam or pack together.
3. suppress, put down, quash, hold down, keep down; prostrate, vanquish, overcome, overpower, conquer, overwhelm, mow down, sink, swamp; oppress, persecute, repress,
Inf. put the lid on, smother, stifle, extinguish, strangle, choke off, gag, muzzle; subdue, quell, squelch, scotch, nip in the bud, SI. pull the plug on, clamp down on, SI. put the kibosh on, put a damper on; engulf, submerge, make mincemeat of, put through the mill or the wringer, erase, blot out, trample in the dust; put [s.o.] in his place, Inf. sit on, SI. jump on, Inf.

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