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pump

verb

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1 to make short up-and-down movements
  • The thighs of the bicyclists were pumping furiously as they neared the finish line.
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2 to put a series of questions to
  • Prying neighbors pumped the guileless child for information about the family's new pool.
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give the third degree to, pick the brains of

3 to remove (liquid) gradually or completely
  • pumped water from the well
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