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paring

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in sliver, shaving

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paring

verb
present participle of pare

Synonyms & Antonyms of paring (Entry 2 of 2)

to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • pared the stray branches on the tree

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The first known use of paring was in the 14th century

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“Paring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/paring. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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