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Pulverisation

noun
1.
A solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized.  Synonyms: powder, pulverization.
2.
The act of grinding to a powder or dust.  Synonyms: grind, mill, pulverization.
3.
Annihilation by pulverizing something.  Synonym: pulverization.






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... true, they took the major for granted. To Burke, who idealised the traditional element in the British Constitution, and so attached an excessive importance to historical continuity, the new doctrine seemed to imply the breaking up of the very foundations of order and the pulverisation of society. Burke and Paine both assumed too easily that the dogmas which they defended expressed the real and ultimate beliefs, and that the belief was the cause, not the consequence, of the political condition. Without touching upon the logic of either position, ...
— The English Utilitarians, Volume I. • Leslie Stephen



Words linked to "Pulverisation" :   compaction, grind, annihilation, crush, crunch, obliteration, pulverise, solid



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