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drilled

verb (1)
past tense of drill

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1 to make a hole or series of holes in
  • the nerve-jangling sound when a dentist drills a tooth

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2 to strike with a missile from a gun
  • drilled the target from 100 yards away

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drilled

verb (2)
past tense of drill

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to put or set into the ground to grow
  • he drills soybeans in the same rows with corn

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“Drilled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drilled. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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