They are exceedingly hard and difficult to pulverize, odourless, bitter and readily confused with black mustard seeds.
They were like monstrous fireflies that could thoroughly pulverize a man in their iron jaws !
It was carried off in carts to open spaces, where an exposure of some weeks to the air was found to pulverize the hard rock far more efficiently than the old method of crushing with mallets.
Pesto purists, the contestants mince, crush and pulverize the pungent varieties of basil, mix it with classic cheeses and experiment with everything from the traditional pine nuts to black beans and jicama.
It is therefore necessary not only to pulverize the soil by repeated ploughings before it be seeded, but, as it becomes gradually more and more compressed afterwards, recourse must be had to tillage while the plants are growing; and this is hoeing, which also destroys the weeds that would deprive the plants of their nourishment.