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synonyms for cuttings

  • flower
  • grass
  • herb
  • seedling
  • shrub
  • tree
  • vine
  • weed
  • annual
  • biennial
  • bush
  • creeper
  • cutting
  • greenery
  • perennial
  • shoot
  • slip
  • sprout
  • citation
  • citing
  • cutting
  • excerpt
  • extract
  • passage
  • recitation
  • reference
  • saying
  • selection
  • etching
  • illustration
  • inscription
  • lithograph
  • woodcut
  • blocking
  • chasing
  • cutting
  • impression
  • inscribing
  • intaglio
  • mezzotint
  • photoengraving
  • photogravure
  • print
  • rotogravure
  • scratch
  • dry point
  • enchasing
  • dig
  • mining
  • removal
  • burrow
  • cavity
  • cut
  • cutting
  • ditch
  • dugout
  • hole
  • hollow
  • mine
  • pit
  • quarry
  • shaft
  • trench
  • trough
  • blasting
  • scooping
  • unearthing
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How to use cuttings in a sentence

The veins are mostly, especially in the lower cuttings, more free from impurities than those of Coleraine.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
The Seaboard will sue the new railroad for damages for failure to have the tracks into the cuttings on time.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The perennials are propagated by dividing the roots or by young cuttings in spring, or by seeds.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Make the sauce from the bones and cuttings of the birds, add six spoonfuls of Espagnole sauce and a glass of Marsala.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
The wastes are also utilized, being mixed with "shoddy" (wool from cloth cuttings or rags) to make woolen goods of a cheap grade.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
It is well known that the gardener may make artificial cuttings of many kinds of trees and plants, and so increase his stock.
PRAIRIE SMOKE (SECOND EDITION, REVISED)MELVIN RANDOLPH GILMORE
This method of propagation is by the making of cuttings or planting slips from its own twigs.
PRAIRIE SMOKE (SECOND EDITION, REVISED)MELVIN RANDOLPH GILMORE
From this he extracted two or three newspaper cuttings and selected one, headed "German Official."
TAM O' THE SCOOTSEDGAR WALLACE
Not a shred was he likely to save up from the cuttings for an extra garment for a rainy day to come.
CHOICE READINGS FOR THE HOME CIRCLEANONYMOUS
Tarling undid the ribbon, opened the package and found to his surprise a small pad of newspaper cuttings.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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