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plying

verb (1)
present participle of ply

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively
  • she plied all of her charm and intelligence to convince everyone to volunteer as tutors

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plying

verb (2)
present participle of ply

Synonyms & Antonyms of plying (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause to twine about one another
  • two single yarns were plied together to get the fabric that smooth, firm feel

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plying (with)

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“Plying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plying. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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