shoveling

variants or shovelling
present participle of shovel
as in excavating
to hollow out or form (something) by removing earth the troops quickly shoveled a trench

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“Shoveling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shoveling. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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