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verb as in pound

verb as in stamp


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Albert Einstein, for one, went to his grave convinced that the theory had to be just a steppingstone to a more complete description of nature, one that would do away with the disturbing quirks of the quantum.

This is a grave loss, as our social identity helps us understand our reality, the world we live in, and our place within it.

From Quartz

Until now, many researchers thought typical hunting items found in the graves of ancient women were cutting or scraping tools.

It isn’t a good thing to go to your grave holding onto your knowledge with nobody able to build upon what you did.

Similarly, to see a 130-year-old mass grave surrounded by acres of poverty provides a new level of understanding.

From Ozy

The next day we sailed so high as our boat would float, there setting up crosses and graving our names on trees.

The graving docks occupy the dug-out site of the former New Mole Parade.

If love is to be procured, the graving must be done under proper and friendly aspects, as in the hour of Venus.

Literally beech- (book-) runes, from being used for book writing or graving on thin leaves of beech (bok), whence our book.

In most societies painting held a monopoly, but, in his, sculpture and "graving" should have equal importance.

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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to graving, such as: din, drive, drub, drum, grave, and hammer.

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