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pulverize

verb

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  1. 1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of buildings pulverized by a killer tornado Synonyms of pulverize annihilate, cream, decimate, demolish, desolate, devastate, do in, extinguish, nuke, pull down, destroy, raze, rub out, ruin, shatter, smash, tear down, total, vaporize, waste, wrack, wreckWords Related to pulverize 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); blast, blow up, break, cripple, damage, deface, deteriorate, disfigure, disintegrate, dissolve, dynamite, harm, impair, injure, mangle, mar, mutilate, spoil, vitiate; erode, scour, sweep (away), wash out, wear (away); dilapidate, disassemble, dismantle, gut, take down, unbuild, undo, unmake; blot out, efface, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, liquidate, obliterate, remove, root (out), snuff (out), stamp (out), wipe out; despoil, havoc, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, sack, trample, trash, vandalize; assassinate, butcher, cut down, dispatch, execute, fell, kill, kill off, massacre, mow (down), murder, slaughter, slay, take out, zapNear Antonyms of pulverize doctor, fix, mend, patch, recondition, repair, revamp; create, invent; assemble, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, make, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; bring about, constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conserve, preserve, protect, save; rebuild, reconstruct, remodel, renovate, restoreAntonyms of pulverize build, construct, erect, put up, raise, rear, set up

  2. 2 to reduce to fine particles pulverize the cement into dust for reuse Synonyms of pulverize atomize, beat, bray, comminute, crush, disintegrate, grind, mill, mull, pound, powderWords Related to pulverize grate, kibble; crumble, crunch; break, bust, dash, fracture, fragment; shatter, smash, splinter; micronize


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