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verb as in deepen

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Dredging up the Wichita Massacre puts the two justices who were part of the 6-to-1 majority ruling in the spotlight.

Dredging up Lewinsky, on the other hand, shows that some care was taken to cultivate conservatives.

The present method of dredging is of the “hit or miss” character, while the submarine method is capable of thorough work.

Well, just at the last moment there came a sudden flush of current, dredging through the tangles like a wave.

The dredging for scallops, another molluscan delicacy, forms an important industry along certain parts of the eastern coast.

The dredging party reached the land just in time; and the sea-ice drifted away to the north.

As the water was too deep for dredging, Harrisson manufactured cage-traps and secured some fish, a squid, and other specimens.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dredging, such as: widen, clean, unearth, raise, bring up, and dig up.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.