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verb as in buff

verb as in scour


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By analyzing fist-sized pumice rocks in the volcano’s vicinity with radiometric dating, the researchers calculated that the eruption took place around 233,000 years ago.

When you pot your plant, you can add a lightweight volcanic rock like perlite or pumice for better drainage, especially for plants like succulents that prefer drier soils.

The top and bottom (fronts) were trimmed perfectly smooth, polished with pumice-stone, and often painted black.

He banked left and followed the contour of the mountain, and found another group of soldiers camped near the pumice works.

They've probably set things up at the pumice works if there's water there.

Rick circled low over the pumice works while the loud-speakers blasted at the troops below.

Kneeling with one knee upon the ground, each took me by a leg and began rubbing the soles of my feet with a pumice stone.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pumice, such as: brush, burnish, furbish, glaze, gloss, and rub.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.