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digging

verb
present participle of dig

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1 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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4 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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digging (away)

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“Digging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/digging. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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