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adjective as in raw

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With a smaller spread, you may be paring down on which Thanksgiving dishes appear on your table.

Pre-inspections are often pared down versions where you might not get a written report.

Traders are paring back their reflation trades amid fading odds of a fiscal splurge now that a Blue Wave takeover of the Senate is all but out of reach.

From Fortune

He became Capitol Hill’s youngest staff director, and positioned himself squarely in the middle of the conservative mainstream, paring budgets and shepherding Ronald Reagan’s massive tax cut package through Congress.

For instance, the utility initially agreed to annual benchmarks on energy efficiency designed to save customers money but later pared down the program, environmental negotiators said.

These have the pared-down, Pre-Modernist look of Art Nouveau.

He emerges, barely, pared to his essence, like a sculpture hacked from ice.

J.J. Cale, 74 No one has ever pared a song down to its essentials better than this laconic Oklahoma composer and performer.

But where Schrager and Starck pared down, Calderwood and his team gussied up.

The Defense Department,” Hagel has argued, “has been bloated” and must “be pared down.

Veterans of the winter, at rest behind the lines, sat in the sun and pared potatoes for the midday meal.

And in that second little interview—about nothing, in truth—a mere piece of audacity—the lion's claws had been a good deal pared.

He handed the pamphlet to Felix, and while that gentleman cast his eye over it the prince pared his nails carefully.

Put in nine or ten well-washed raw truffles pared very thin and cut into slices about the size of a florin.

After an apple was pared in one continuous strip, the paring was tossed three times round the head, and then thrown to the floor.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pared, such as: peeled, cut, nude, open, sensitive, and sore.

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