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shaving

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in sliver, clipping

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shaving

verb
present participle of shave

Synonyms & Antonyms of shaving (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • he always shaves most of his hair off when the weather starts getting warmer

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2 to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing
  • just shaved the concrete post as the car turned the corner

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

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“Shaving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shaving. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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