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Perhaps some of them might dredge up some outrage over the message behind what Karzai did to the United States yesterday.

This whole project could be fruitful and dredge up even more dirt on Nixon.

But a Netherlands-Germany final would dredge up some of that good old Northern European neighbor animosity.

Oys′ter-tongs, a tool used to dredge up oysters in deep water.

They knew he would do it and they stood silent, trying to dredge up the nerve to make a move.

How one longs to dredge up some notes of such a night's conversation from the cruel river of oblivion!

Somehow Mikah managed to dredge up enough strength to keep going.

Ben could dredge up no infantile memory of them but a blur of faces sharing nothing, voices tediously speaking not for him.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dredge up, such as: ascertain, bring to light, determine, discover, excavate, and exhibit.

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