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synonyms for pitting

  • drilling
  • boring
  • burrowing
  • digging
  • prospecting
  • quarrying
  • scooping
  • tapping
  • unearthing
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How to use pitting in a sentence

Aside from the pitting process, the difference between the two is that clingstone fruits are juicier and slightly sweeter, making them ideal for canning and preserving.
A GUIDE TO STONE FRUIT: HOW TO CHOOSE, RIPEN, STORE AND COOK WITH ITAARON HUTCHERSONJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Again, the big howitzers led the infernal orchestra pitting the face of no man's land with jet black blotches.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A great admirer of the maxim, "Divide to reign," she had learned the art of perpetually pitting one force against another.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
For I don't know how many Sundays, she has been pitting her position in the pew against yours in the pulpit!
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
There have been times when I could have found you quite useful in pitting you against ruffians who had tried to injure me.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S RACESBURT L. STANDISH
It has too often consisted in the mere pitting of one linguistic prejudice against another.
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
He was-pitting himself against the world, and he would back himself on the issue.
THAT BOY OF NORCOTT'SCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Still, in a sense there was nothing Enid Crofton liked better than pitting her wits against other wits.
WHAT TIMMY DIDMARIE ADELAIDE BELLOC LOWNDES
Like David, she was pitting herself and her gift against those dark powers which may invade and paralyze a life.
ROBERT ELSMEREMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
It is so odd to me that men cannot amuse themselves without pitting themselves against each other.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PITTING

  • boring
  • burrowing
  • digging
  • drilling
  • pitting
  • prospecting
  • quarrying
  • scooping
  • tapping
  • unearthing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.