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synonyms for excavated

  • scrape
  • shovel
  • uncover
  • unearth
  • burrow
  • cut
  • delve
  • empty
  • gouge
  • grub
  • hollow
  • mine
  • quarry
  • scoop
  • spade
  • trench
  • tunnel
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antonyms for excavated

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  • cover
  • fill
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How to use excavated in a sentence

Many incidents in the book show the courage and grit it took to find and excavate Ardi in Ethiopia’s remote Middle Awash area, where local nomadic groups are prone to shoot at outsiders.
ARDI AND HER DISCOVERERS SHAKE UP HOMINID EVOLUTION IN ‘FOSSIL MEN’BRUCE BOWERNOVEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Those people used to build kurgans, burial mountains, that archaeologists excavated to study cultural remains.
THE ENGLISH WORD THAT HASN’T CHANGED IN SOUND OR MEANING IN 8,000 YEARS - FACTS SO ROMANTICSEVINDJ NURKIYAZOVANOVEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
The male selects the spot in a bank where they’ll take turns excavating the nest.
THREE LOVE STORIES ABOUT BIRDS THAT WILL DELIGHT YOUR HEARTLAURA ERICKSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He and his team examined six skeletons excavated from a site in southern Peru, two of which were buried with hunting tools.
A FEMALE HUNTER’S REMAINS HINT AT MORE FLUID GENDER ROLES IN THE EARLY AMERICASKATE BAGGALEYNOVEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
To better understand the extent of ancient female hunting, Haas’ group reviewed evidence from 429 excavated individuals buried at 107 sites, including Wilamaya Patjxa, throughout the Americas.
FEMALE BIG-GAME HUNTERS MAY HAVE BEEN SURPRISINGLY COMMON IN THE ANCIENT AMERICASBRUCE BOWERNOVEMBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Last month, the agency announced it would pay companies to excavate small amounts of regolith on the moon.
SPACE MINING SHOULD BE A GLOBAL PROJECT—BUT IT’S NOT STARTING OFF THAT WAYEDD GENTOCTOBER 12, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
García-Martínez and his colleagues digitally reconstructed rib cages of four previously excavated, partial Neandertal skeletons from infants and young children.
NEANDERTAL BABIES HAD STOCKY CHESTS LIKE THEIR PARENTSBRUCE BOWEROCTOBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
He has excavated at Stonehenge but was not part of the new research.
STONEHENGE ENHANCED VOICES AND MUSIC WITHIN THE STONE RINGBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
She keeps them in her bedroom now at her home in Hillside, hoping little by little to organize them and excavate her past.
HER STEPFATHER ADMITTED TO SEXUALLY ABUSING HER. THAT WASN’T ENOUGH TO KEEP HER SAFE.BY NADIA SUSSMANSEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
Only a comparatively small portion has been excavated, but the city enclosed by the wall covered nearly one square mile.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
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WORDS RELATED TO EXCAVATED

  • biconcave
  • cupped
  • dented
  • dimpled
  • dipped
  • excavated
  • hollow
  • hollowed
  • incurvate
  • incurvated
  • incurved
  • indented
  • round
  • rounded
  • sagging
  • sinking
  • sunken
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