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English verb: atomize

1. atomize (contact) spray very finely

SamplesAtomize perfume.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)spray

2. atomize (competition) strike at with firepower or bombs

SamplesZap the enemy.

Synonymsatomise, nuke, zap

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bomb, bombard

3. atomize (change) break up into small particles

SamplesThe fine powder had been atomized by air.


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

Broader (hypernym)break up, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize

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