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pulsate

Short Definition : throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly

Definition
(verb) expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
Synonyms : pulse , throb
Example Sentence
  • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it

Definition
(verb) move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
Synonyms : beat , quiver
Example Sentence
  • the city pulsated with music and excitement

Definition
(verb) produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses
Synonyms : pulse
Example Sentence
  • pulse waves
  • a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pulsate

remember "pulse" which beats regularly...
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by ravali@gre

pulse rate....
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by virajparakh@gmail.com

pulse

Short Definition : rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate

Definition
(noun) (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
Synonyms : impulse , pulsation , pulsing
Example Sentence
  • the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star

Definition
(noun) the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
Synonyms : beat , heartbeat , pulsation
Example Sentence
  • he could feel the beat of her heart

Definition
(noun) the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
Synonyms : heart rate , pulse rate

Definition
(noun) edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.)
Definition
(verb) expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
Synonyms : pulsate , throb
Example Sentence
  • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it

Definition
(verb) produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses
Synonyms : pulsate
Example Sentence
  • pulse waves
  • a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube

Definition
(verb) drive by or as if by pulsation
Example Sentence
  • A soft breeze pulsed the air

pulverize

Short Definition : crush or grind into very small particles

Definition
(verb) make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
Synonyms : powder , powderise , powderize , pulverise
Example Sentence
  • pulverize the grains

Definition
(verb) destroy completely
Synonyms : demolish , pulverise
Example Sentence
  • the wrecking ball demolished the building
  • demolish your enemies
  • pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand

Definition
(verb) become powder or dust
Synonyms : powderise , powderize , pulverise
Example Sentence
  • When it was blown up, the building powderized

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pulverize

it sounds like powderize and so it means
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by noops

PULVERIZE = POWDERIZE
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by Saquib

Pulav banane ke liye masale peesna
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by G_P

remember pul sounds like phal(fruit) which u crush and GRIND DOWN INTO PIECES
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by crazylooks

pummel

Short Definition : pommel; beat or pound with fists

Definition
(verb) strike, usually with the fist
Synonyms : biff , pommel
Example Sentence
  • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pummel

imagine yourself BEATING PUMMELa Anderson Boobs WITH YOUR FISTS.Pummel=punch+pamela.
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by imajeeth

punctilious

Short Definition : minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail

Definition
(adj) marked by precise accordance with details
Synonyms : meticulous
Example Sentence
  • meticulous research
  • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for punctilious

it is very close to word PUNCTUAL...and you pay attention to even a person who is 1 second late, that shows that you care for even very minute things too.
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by preetisoni2411

punctilious is a person paying attention to small punctuation mistakes in a essay(or writings)
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by gre_fever

relate with punctual. You are so much punctual that you pay attention to even 1 minute and never get late. So you are minute(ly) attentive.
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by cp.jethani

pundit

Short Definition : authority on a subject; expert; learned person

Definition
(noun) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
Synonyms : initiate , learned person , savant

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pundit

A pandit is scholar
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by sagardoshi63

in gujarati pundit means scholar person
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by rajpt_007

My panda is a pundit of fresh fruit
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by tala

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