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synonyms for carving

  • chisel
  • divide
  • engrave
  • etch
  • fashion
  • hack
  • mold
  • sculpt
  • shape
  • slice
  • chip
  • cleave
  • dissect
  • dissever
  • form
  • grave
  • hew
  • incise
  • indent
  • model
  • mould
  • pattern
  • rough-hew
  • slash
  • stipple
  • sunder
  • tool
  • trim
  • whittle
  • block out
  • insculpt
See also synonyms for: carvings
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antonyms for carving

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  • combine
  • unite
  • increase
  • join
  • mend
  • sew
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On the lift, testers fill out scorecards, ranking the planks on up to six criteria, like stability, carving, floatation, and surfability—the ability to slash turns and dump speed.
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Transfer the chicken to a carving board and let it rest for 5 minutes.
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Egger had been fascinated with milk since she was a child growing up in Minneapolis, where she once placed second in a youth butter carving competition at the Minnesota state fair.
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El Morro National Monument is 20 minutes away and home to some 2,000 carvings by Ancestral Puebloans and Spanish and American settlers.
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The computer adapts the robot’s carving instructions to each material’s unique properties.
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The windows are ornamented by tracery, and the façade is enriched by a free use of carving.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The whole of the carving and sculptured work has been executed by Mr. John Roddis.
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It is a fine marble, much too hard to admit of minute carving, but taking a high polish.
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He has his particular likings and tit-bits, and is very expert in carving out the parts of an animal that please him best.
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On the upper part of each of these posts was a rude carving of a hideous human face with prominent teeth.
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WORDS RELATED TO CARVING

  • abstraction
  • carving
  • description
  • design
  • illustration
  • imitation
  • modeling
  • molding
  • painting
  • pictorialization
  • portrayal
  • representation
  • sculpting
  • shaping
  • simulation
  • symbolization
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.