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excavate

verb

Definition of EXCAVATE

to hollow out or form (something) by removing earth <workmen are excavating a long tunnel that will eventually replace the aboveground expressway>
Synonyms excavate, shovel
Near Antonyms fill (in); smooth (out or over)

March 29, 2015
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