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slivering

verb
present participle of sliver

Synonyms of slivering

to cut into long slender pieces
  • carefully slivered the rattan stems into strips for basketry

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“Slivering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slivering. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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