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microorganism, micro-organism, bacterioid, bacterioidal, bacteroid, bacterioid, bacterioidal, bacteroid.
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Correct spelling:
pulverize
Definition:
To convert a solid to a powder by crushing.

Synonyms:

noun
grind
comminute, grind, Levigate, Triturate.
pulverize
demolish, powderise, powderize, pulverise.
verb
destroy
abolish, annihilate, atomize, bulldoze, decimate, defeat, demolish, desolate, destroy, destruct, devastate, disintegrate, dismantle, dynamite, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, flatten, level, mow down, raze, rub out, ruin, smash, tear down, vanquish, vaporize, wax, wreck, lay waste, rip to shreds.
smash by beating, crushing
abrade, atomize, beat, bray, buck, comminute, crumble, crunch, crush, flour, fragment, fragmentize, granulate, grate, grind, mill, mull, pestle, pound, powder, shatter, splinter, Levigate, Triturate, break up, Contriturate, fragmentalize, micronize.
Examples of usage:
  1. Within this frame, beginning at either end, dig and thoroughly pulverize the soil by means of a spading fork, potato fork, or similar implement, watching closely for any grub worms which may not have been eradicated by the previous workings and which we now propose to keep out by means of the partially sunken boards. – The Cauliflower by A. A. Crozier
  2. The tough, hard clods of earth were so difficult to pulverize that they had to be pounded with crowbars and axes. – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  3. The earlier the better, if you can pulverize the soil; otherwise not. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  4. The very large areas that have no limestone at hand must continue to buy from manufacturers equipped to supply them, and farmers within a zone of small freight charges should be able to buy from such manufacturers more cheaply than they could pulverize stone on their own farms. – Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  5. Organisms struggle with one another; inert bodies clash and pulverize one another, but do not devour one another. – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs

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