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2 definitions found
 for Pumped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pump \Pump\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pumped (p[u^]mt; 215); p. pr.
     & vb. n. pumping.]
     1. To raise with a pump, as water or other liquid.
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     2. To draw water, or the like, from; to from water by means
        of a pump; as, they pumped the well dry; to pump a ship.
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     3. Figuratively, to draw out or obtain, as secrets or money,
        by persistent questioning or plying; to question or ply
        persistently in order to elicit something, as information,
        money, etc.
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              But pump not me for politics.         --Otway.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pumped
      adj 1: tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of
             adrenaline; "we were really pumped up for the race"; "he
             was so pumped he couldn't sleep" [syn: pumped-up(a),
             pumped up(p), pumped(p), wired]

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