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digging up

noun as in locating

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Today more than ever, digging up the past can seem like a new version of burying your head in the sand.

Are Republicans really going to try to damage Hillary Clinton by digging up old non-scandals no one even remembers?

A halt has been drawn to the digging up of royal remains in the UK to solve historical puzzles.

As Bernanke notes, you make a gold standard work by digging up a bunch of gold and moving it from one hole to another.

They have conducted their own investigation, including digging up landfills and swamps across the Caribbean island.

His burrow is provided with three apertures, and his capture is managed by closing up two of these, and digging up the third.

Digging up the ground with his keen claws he disburies a host of insects, which he rolls over his long red cylindrical tongue.

Moreover we are told by Weever5 that the commission was made the excuse for digging up coffins in the hope of finding treasure.

I even find the peasants digging up the roots and stubble to be dried and burned in the houses.

Tom and Anstice were digging up the path the day we called, and what do you suppose they had!


On this page you'll find 595 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dig up, such as: raise, secure, solicit, acquire, muster, and requisition.

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