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excavates

verb
present tense third-person singular of excavate

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to hollow out or form (something) by removing earth
  • workmen are excavating a long tunnel that will eventually replace the aboveground expressway

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“Excavates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excavates. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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