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English verb: pulverize

1. pulverize (change) make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust


SamplesPulverize the grains.


Synonymspowder, powderise, powderize, pulverise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disintegrate


Verb grouppowderise, powderize, pulverise, pulverize

2. pulverize (creation) destroy completely


SamplesThe wrecking ball demolished the building.
Demolish your enemies.
Pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand.


Synonymsdemolish, pulverise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)destroy, destruct

3. pulverize (change) become powder or dust


SamplesWhen it was blown up, the building powderized.


Synonymspowderise, powderize, pulverise


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)disintegrate


Verb grouppowder, powderise, powderize, pulverise, pulverize









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