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scoring

verb
present participle of score

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1 to mark with or as if with a line or groove
  • the glassblower scored the glass rod first so that it would break cleanly

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2 to gain (as points or runs in a game) as credit towards one's total number of points
  • he scored the winning goal in the final minute of play

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3 to obtain (as a goal) through effort
  • finally scored a good job after years of hard work

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“Scoring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scoring. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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