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noun as in mining

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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.

Perhaps the closest Senate race in the United States is the one pitting Bruce Braley against Joni Ernst in Iowa.

Nothing puts nerds to the test more than pitting one sci-fi/fantasy series against another.

By 2006 Al-Qaeda in Iraq had plunged the country into civil war, pitting Shia against Sunni.

As the race pitting President Obama against Mitt Romney officially begins, campaign coverage gains superficiality and confusion.

Howard Kurtz examines the nasty narratives, pitting Mr. Ineffectual against Mr. Moneybags.

Again, the big howitzers led the infernal orchestra pitting the face of no man's land with jet black blotches.

A great admirer of the maxim, "Divide to reign," she had learned the art of perpetually pitting one force against another.

For I don't know how many Sundays, she has been pitting her position in the pew against yours in the pulpit!

There have been times when I could have found you quite useful in pitting you against ruffians who had tried to injure me.

It has too often consisted in the mere pitting of one linguistic prejudice against another.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pitting, such as: drilling, boring, burrowing, digging, null, and prospecting.

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