Definition of pulverize
- pulverize rock
The mower pulverizes grass clippings.
Bits of pulverized rock filled the air.
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beat, best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, scotch, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against);
: to crush, beat, or grind (something) into powder or dust
: to destroy or defeat (someone or something) completely
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to pay off by making regular payments
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