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pul•ver•ize



Pronunciation: (pul'vu-rīz"), [key]
v., -ized, -iz•ing.


v.t.
1. to reduce to dust or powder, as by pounding or grinding.
2. to demolish or crush completely.
3. Slang.to defeat, hurt badly, or, figuratively, render helpless: The Kid pulverized Jackson with a series of brutal lefts. He's a veteran nightclub comic who can pulverize any audience in seconds.

v.i.
to become reduced to dust. Also, esp. Brit.,pul'ver•ise".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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