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synonyms for digging in

  • bite
  • burrow
  • chew
  • commence
  • consume
  • delve
  • eat
  • rise
  • set about
  • spring
  • start eating

antonyms for digging in

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  • avoid
  • delay
  • postpone
  • procrastinate
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How to use digging in in a sentence

Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
But Grandfather Mole only shook his head impatiently, as if to say that digging a hole wouldn't help him this time.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And being very fond of clover blossoms, Billy hated to spend his time digging.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He was a new breed, that parson, a genuwine no-two-alike, come-one-in-a-box kind.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
They were taken to the quarters of the general-in-chief in command, and it was he himself who signed their condemnation.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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