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trimming

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failure to win a contest
  • our football team suffered a pretty severe trimming

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trimming

verb
present participle of trim

Synonyms & Antonyms of trimming (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • trimmed her bangs

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The first known use of trimming was circa 1525

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“Trimming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trimming. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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