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English verb: comminute

1. comminute (change) reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

SamplesGrind the spices in a mortar.
Mash the garlic.

Synonymsbray, crunch, grind, mash

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

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

Narrower (hyponym)mill, pestle, pulp

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