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comminute

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of comminute

  1. to reduce to fine particles eons of incessant pounding by the waves have comminuted the once-rocky shoreline into a bed of fine-grained sand Synonyms atomize, beat, bray, powder, crush, disintegrate, grind, mill, mull, pound, pulverizeRelated Words grate, kibble; crumble, crunch; break, bust, dash, fracture, fragment; shatter, smash, splinter; micronize

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