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pestle
Definition:
A tool for pounding substances in a mortar, or druggist's mixing bowl.

Synonyms:

noun
artifact
muller, pestle, pounder, stamp.
grinder
masher, Brayer, Pulverizer.
pestle
muller, pounder, stamp.
verb
change
pestle.
grind
abrade, atomize, attenuate, beat, bray, chop up, comminute, crumble, crumple, disintegrate, file, granulate, grate, kibble, mill, pound, powder, pulverize, rasp, reduce, roll out, scrape, shiver, Levigate, Triturate.
pound
batter, belabor, bruise, buffet, clobber, drub, hammer, palpitate, pelt, pulsate, pulse, pummel, stomp, strike, thrash, throb, thump, wallop, Malleate, HIT, tramp.
powder
cover, crunch, dredge, dust, flour, grind, scatter, smash, strew.
pulverize
buck, crush, fragment, fragmentize, mull, shatter, splinter, break up, Contriturate, fragmentalize, micronize.
Examples of usage:
  1. It was like the noise which would be made by a heavy pestle falling in a large copper mortar. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Then, taking much goods, " Eyeless- Needle," " Rotten- Banana," " Rotten- Egg," " Old- Fish," and " Broken- Pestle" fled, and to this day, has no one either seen or heard of them. – Laos Folk-Lore of Farther India by Katherine Neville Fleeson
  3. But a month being elapsed without hearing any tidings of this adventurer, and my master being impatient to know what the trunk contained, he ordered me to break it open in his presence, which task I performed with the pestle of our great mortar, and discovered, to his inexpressible astonishment and mortification, a heap of stones. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  4. But this had not occurred to the youth who had recently changed the pestle and mortar of a chemist's dispensary for the sword of a mounted infantry leader, and he did his best, in a suitably excited manner. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  5. The Buprestis- grubs, those other industrious carpenters, adopt a similar form; they even exaggerate their pestle. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre

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