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synonyms for dug

  • bore
  • bulldoze
  • burrow
  • clean
  • discover
  • dredge
  • drill
  • enter
  • excavate
  • exhume
  • go into
  • gouge
  • harvest
  • penetrate
  • scoop
  • search
  • shovel
  • sift
  • uncover
  • unearth
  • cat
  • channel
  • deepen
  • depress
  • drive
  • grub
  • hoe
  • investigate
  • mine
  • pierce
  • pit
  • probe
  • produce
  • quarry
  • root
  • rout
  • sap
  • spade
  • till
  • tunnel
  • undermine
  • break up
  • concave
  • dig down
  • fork out
  • root out
  • scoop out
  • turn over
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antonyms for dug

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  • bury
  • cover
  • exit
  • fill
  • withdraw
  • increase
  • strengthen
  • dislike
  • misunderstand
  • fill
  • lose
  • dislike
  • avoid
  • disallow
  • reject
  • refuse
  • misunderstand
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How to use dug in a sentence

Archaeological evidence suggests that survivors wrapped the small body tightly before laying it, curled on one side with the tiny head resting on a pillow, in a carefully dug pit in Panga ya Saidi cave.
EARLIEST KNOWN BURIAL IN AFRICA IS THAT OF A SMALL, FRAGILE CHILDKIONA N. SMITHMAY 6, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Things looked anxious for a bit, but by this morning's dawn all are dug in, cool, confident.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The Elizabethan pipes were so small that now when they are dug up in Ireland the poor call them 'fairy pipes' from their tininess.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Several tons of leaden pipe were dug up in Fleet street, London, laid down 300 years before.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
And, as the spring was some little distance from there, they dug a well in the Fort, and found the water very good.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Ma says all the gold'll ever be dug out o' Skyrie is them rocks he put into his stone walls.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
At the mention of the doughty Scot I pounded the floor with my crutch and repeated "Dugdugdug."
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
"'Bared the lion in hith den—the Doog-dug-lath——'" Abraham stopped and took a long breath.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
My post of command had been "dug out" for me well forward on the left flank by Hunter-Weston.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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