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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excavation, digging, dignoun

    the act of digging

    "there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"

    Synonyms:
    barb, dig, excavation, jab, slam, shot, shaft, archeological site, jibe, gibe, mining

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  1. diggingnoun

    Synonyms:
    excavation, exhumation (digging up)

    Associated words:
    fossorial, fodient

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "digging":

    dig, excavation, drilling, dug, burrowing, excavating, delving, hafr

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How to use digging in a sentence?

  1. Gautam Rimal:

    Local volunteers and police personnel are digging through six-feet (deep) snow with shovels looking for more bodies.

  2. Marty Mobley:

    It stood right up and towered over us, because we were in kind of a hole from the digging, it looked like the abominable snowman because its fur was so packed with snow and it looked at us, shook the snow off it, and off it went.

  3. Michelle Obama:

    And yet, even in the face of all this incompetence, Americans keep digging deeper, finding new reserves of strength, doing whatever it takes to get through this.

  4. Tom Cotton:

    While bureaucrats and industry shills twiddle their thumbs, the Chinese Communist Party continues to purchase sensitive U.S. technologies with clear military applications, i will be digging deep into the Commerce Department's actions.

  5. Trevor Bidelman:

    What this boils down to is that [ in past negotiations ] everybody had been willing to compromise to avoid a fight, they've been bullying us at the table for some time. Now our members are angry, angry at the total disrespect they're continuing to show us. We're digging our feet in.


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