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quarried

See definition of quarried on Dictionary.com
  • as inmine
  • as indig
  • as inexcavate

synonyms for quarried

  • drill
  • excavate
  • extract
  • shovel
  • unearth
  • burrow
  • delve
  • hew
  • pan
  • quarry
  • sap
  • scoop
  • work
  • dig for

antonyms for quarried

MOST RELEVANT
  • bury
  • bury
  • cover
  • fill
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How to use quarried in a sentence

A family of spiders can catch prey many times their own weight by hitching silk lines to their quarry and hoisting the meaty prize up into the air.
HOW A TINY SPIDER USES SILK TO LIFT PREY 50 TIMES ITS OWN WEIGHTSUSAN MILIUSFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
I eventually found my quarry—found myself stumbling around inside it, giggling and gleefully swearing, neck craned—a few hours before sunset.
ON SLEEPING IN THE LARGEST ORGANISM ON EARTHLEATH TONINONOVEMBER 19, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The better houses are built either of a fine blue stone, quarried on the beach of Victoria, or of brick.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
All are quarried out upon a superlative scale of magnitude, and every one of them is a marvel.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
He looks as solid as though th' columns iv th' building was quarried out iv him.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
At one place it comes through a deep break in the solid rock, which seems as if it must originally have been quarried.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
Its quarried stones are still visible beneath the later brick arches in the vicinity of S. Giorgio in Velabro.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
A variety of fine-grained marble from the island of Paros, probably so called because quarried by torchlight.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
Ennis has breweries, distilleries and extensive flour-mills; and in the neighbourhood limestone is quarried.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
About 600,000 yards of rock shale and bind were quarried out of it, and led to form the adjoining Oakenshaw embankment.
LIVES OF THE ENGINEERSSAMUEL SMILES
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