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- (transitive) To render into dust or powder.
- (transitive) To completely destroy, especially by crushing to fragments or a powder.
- (transitive) To defeat soundly, thrash.
- (intransitive) To become reduced to powder; to fall to dust.
- the stone pulverises easily
to render into dust or powder
to completely destroy
intransitive: to be rendered into dust or powder