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For his exemplar he chose water wheels, widely used to harness the power of flowing streams for such tasks as sawing wood or milling grain.

Fallen trees, instead of being sawed away, decomposed where they had fallen.

They were led by a hardened ex-Green Beret named William 25X Bradley, who rushed the stage and shot Malcolm in the chest with a sawed-off shotgun in front of his wife, Betty, and four young daughters.

A kukri snake saws into its prey using its teeth like a steak knife, he says, “slowing cutting back and forth until it can put its head in” and eat the organs.

Masks that already fit well saw no or little change in performance, while looser-fitting masks did—most by 10 to 15 percent, and some as high as 40 percent.

Right now, the biggest races are still toss-ups, with polls showing see-sawing leads across-the-board.

The see-sawing ambivalence neatly reflects how badly and misguidedly politicians and political parties approach women.

The developer had erected a big sign amid the sawing and hammering.

Draw one of these pictures:—The women chopping prongs from the beam of the antler.Flaker sawing the prongs off the antler.

I was sawing up a few more sticks from the orchard, when the express man drove up with the beds, the crockery, and so on.

I staid a great while talking with a man in the garden that was sawing of a piece of marble, and did give him 6d.

Robinson asked him very timidly if he could spare a couple of square feet off a board he was sawing.

The horizontal strips A should be all fastened together when sawing the notches to fit over the uprights.

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On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sawing, such as: carve, divide, rip, slash, slice, and amputate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.