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as in to excavate
to hollow out or form (something) by removing earth a backhoe dug a hole in the backyard to make a swimming pool

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as in to poke
to urge or push forward with or as if with a pointed object every time I slowed down, he'd dig me in the ribs

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“Dig.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dig. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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