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  • as inopen
  • as inperforate
  • as insnag
  • as indisrupt

synonyms for holing

  • expand
  • free
  • release
  • bare
  • broach
  • burst
  • crack
  • disclose
  • display
  • disrupt
  • fissure
  • gap
  • gape
  • hole
  • jimmy
  • lacerate
  • lance
  • penetrate
  • perforate
  • pierce
  • pop
  • puncture
  • reveal
  • rupture
  • separate
  • sever
  • slit
  • slot
  • split
  • tap
  • unbar
  • unblock
  • unbolt
  • unclothe
  • uncork
  • uncover
  • undo
  • unfasten
  • unfold
  • unfurl
  • unlock
  • unroll
  • unseal
  • untie
  • unwrap
  • vent
  • ventilate
  • yawn
  • yawp
  • break in
  • break out
  • bust in
  • come apart
  • kick in
  • throw wide
  • unclose
  • unlatch
  • unshut
  • unstop
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antonyms for holing

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  • hold
  • close
  • close up
  • combine
  • conceal
  • cover
  • fasten
  • fix
  • hide
  • join
  • marry
  • mend
  • misunderstand
  • secrete
  • sew
  • suppress
  • unite
  • withhold
  • wrap
  • block
  • bury
  • conclude
  • end
  • exclude
  • finish
  • hinder
  • shut
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    How to use holing in a sentence

    I was only labelling and pigeon-holing a thought; it is to be laid away to moulder with the dust of ages.
    TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
    They had disappeared into thin air, were evidently holing up somewhere until the heat died down.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    The boy understood perfectly well what was meant by the process of "holing."
    THE LANDLEAGUERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
    Sew in featherbone by cat stitching to the seam, first finishing the ends by button-holing.
    TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
    For pigeon-holing was not only progress, but cumulative progress.
    THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
    The fact is, he had a lively sense of the limitations of pigeon-holing.
    THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
    The injustices of pigeon-holing were rampant in the Essayist's own enlightened time.
    THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
    And here was where lay most of the trouble with pigeon-holing, past and present.
    THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
    In other words, pigeon-holing was the creation of no rule; it was an Art.
    THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
    A few projectiles penetrating the engine or boiler rooms, or holing us at the water-line, would have settled the matter.
    THE BLOCKING OF ZEEBRUGGEALFRED F. B. CARPENTER
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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