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noun as in mining


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We evaluated about a dozen companies in the AI space and dug in deep on six of them.

A strong burst of water dug into his hand, tearing open his rubber glove and slicing the skin.

They don’t want to put themselves out of a job by doing a lot of digging and showing that, “Oh, it turns out our TV ads are unprofitable.”

Matze suggested that Parler will continue to “defy authoritarian content curation,” a dig at social media networks like Facebook and Twitter, which have tightened their rules on misinformation as the election neared.

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Part of that means digging into human-wildlife relationships—and how they change as people take over more of the world.

He said he spent his time doing “Mickey Mouse make-work,” digging though old records for long-abandoned well sites.

As a kid, you were convinced that enough digging in the backyard would take you straight through to China.

For a while we sit quietly digging through pieces of fish, the tiny bones getting stuck in our teeth.

“There are various iterations of my life out there,” says Billy Hayes, digging into his Eggs Benedict at a Manhattan diner.

She said: “They said that because of a by-law I had to have the body cremated or buried within 24 hours after digging it up.”

But Grandfather Mole only shook his head impatiently, as if to say that digging a hole wouldn't help him this time.

And being very fond of clover blossoms, Billy hated to spend his time digging.

I can't see ourselves digging down for sixty cents a thousand for driving our logs—contracts or no contracts.

Frequently two men were seen on one horse, digging in their heels and urging him to the utmost speed.

While digging here in 1856, De Rossi found the important epitaph of Eusebius before given.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to digging, such as: drilling, boring, burrowing, null, pitting, and prospecting.

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