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See definition of parings on Dictionary.com
  • as inresidue
  • as insliver
  • as insplinter
  • as inchip

synonyms for parings

  • debris
  • silt
  • slag
  • balance
  • dregs
  • dross
  • excess
  • extra
  • garbage
  • heel
  • junk
  • leavings
  • leftovers
  • remainder
  • remains
  • remnant
  • residual
  • residuum
  • rest
  • scourings
  • scraps
  • scum
  • sewage
  • shavings
  • surplus
  • trash
  • orts
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antonyms for parings

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  • base
  • core
  • lack
  • necessity
  • need
  • want
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How to use parings in a sentence

This proved to be more difficult than it seemed, and it was soon abandoned for the game of apple-parings.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
Put the parings and imperfect parts, cut very fine, into the preserving kettle.
CANNED FRUIT, PRESERVES, AND JELLIES: HOUSEHOLD METHODS OF PREPARATIONMARIA PARLOA
They say, and you must have heard it, that the gold he made in that way turned in three days to egg-shells and parings of horn.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
Parings from that outskirt, what are these compared with Silesia, a horrid gash into the vital parts?
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
The women met in sewing and quilting bees and apple-parings; the men came for the evening meal and remained for the country dance.
WISCONSIN IN STORY AND SONG;VARIOUS
Charlie, who was only four years old, was watching to see that none of the parings fell over the edge of the jar.
THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THANKSGIVING STORIESVARIOUS
There was a tray with a nice white cloth on it and some plates, and on one plate a silver knife-and-fork and some parings.
THE LITTLE MISSISCHARLOTTE SKINNER
But there was more than wigs and cheese-parings in their camaraderie.
THE GREY WIG: STORIES AND NOVELETTESISRAEL ZANGWILL
Place the parings in a preserving kettle and cover with cold water.
MRS. WILSON'S COOK BOOKMARY A. WILSON
Here 22 bushels of charcoal are consumed in making one ton of iron of that description, from boiler plate parings.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PARINGS

  • balance
  • debris
  • dregs
  • dross
  • excess
  • extra
  • garbage
  • heel
  • junk
  • leavings
  • leftovers
  • orts
  • parings
  • remainder
  • remains
  • remnant
  • residual
  • residuum
  • rest
  • scourings
  • scraps
  • scum
  • sewage
  • shavings
  • silt
  • slag
  • surplus
  • trash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.