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cutting away

noun as in trimming

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The rest is done by cutting away two upper and four under-teeth, and substituting false ones at the desired angle.

The river like a liquid ax is continually cutting away the foundations of the city.

The proposal was acceded to; and, seizing an axe, I assisted in cutting away the masts and rigging.

The corner column (north side of entrance) has been inserted by cutting away part of the east wall of the north transept.

At the point where this cutting away occurs, fix the soffits of the passages.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cut away, such as: cut off, sever, dismember, eliminate, excise, and lop.

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