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pumps

verb , present tense third-person singular of pump

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