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Synonyms for shaving
ˈʃeɪ vɪŋshav·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shave, shavingnoun

    the act of removing hair with a razor

    Synonyms:
    paring, shave, sliver, grazing, skimming

  2. paring, sliver, shavingnoun

    a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

    Synonyms:
    sliver, shave, paring, grazing, splinter, skimming

  3. grazing, shaving, skimmingnoun

    the act of brushing against while passing

    Synonyms:
    paring, graze, skimming, shave, grazing, skim, sliver

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shaving":

    shave, ebp

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#15075shave
#15380grazing
#19271splinter
#26237skim
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How to use shaving in a sentence?

  1. Clement Giraud:

    I needed some shaving cream, even if no-one can see my beard.

  2. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    This brings considerable downside risks to GDP revisions, likely shaving 0.3 percentage point.

  3. Henry Ford:

    Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.

  4. Georgia Hull:

    She can’t chew, and she’s eating mashed up foods and drinking through a straw. But we’re getting there. they are absolutely amazing and we can’t manage without them, she said. It saved an awful lot of time for us that day in getting her to hospital. We’ve got a lot of fundraising going on for the air ambulance as a result of this. The guy who drove Georgia from the track to meet the air ambulance, he has had a long beard for 20 years and at the Royal Cornwall Show he is shaving it off to raise funds.

  5. Tom Torres:

    My life is all screwed up, that's the reason I was shaving on the train.

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