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See definition of scooping on Dictionary.com
  • as inexcavation
  • as inmining

synonyms for scooping

  • dig
  • mining
  • removal
  • burrow
  • cavity
  • cut
  • cutting
  • ditch
  • dugout
  • hole
  • hollow
  • mine
  • pit
  • quarry
  • shaft
  • trench
  • trough
  • blasting
  • unearthing
  • drilling
  • boring
  • burrowing
  • digging
  • pitting
  • prospecting
  • quarrying
  • tapping
  • unearthing
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antonyms for scooping

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  • solid
  • filling
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    How to use scooping in a sentence

    I wanted to please him, because we were now cracking the melons and scooping out their luscious hearts.
    THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
    They walked across the hollow above the collar bone until they stood just below the great scooping shell of the ear.
    THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
    Mighty near, said Kentucky; you just sat into the game in time to stop em scooping the pool, sir.
    GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
    Everything, and she dug impatiently in the sand with scooping fingers—everything has been left at a tag-end.
    THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
    He flushed through the tan, and scooping some dry leaves together into a bed, took off his coat and folded it for a pillow.
    THE MASTER-KNOT OF HUMAN FATEELLIS MEREDITH
    The theory now generally accepted gives ice the leading part in the scooping of the valley and the creation of its wondrous forms.
    YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS
    And she ran out of the room, scooping up her fallen furs with a gesture of flying grace as she sped.
    THE TURMOILBOOTH TARKINGTON
    But the only living thing in sight was Dinshaw, busy scooping up sand with his hands, and building what appeared to be sand forts.
    ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
    Scooping up the dice Jason talked to them, mumbled the ancient oaths that brought luck and threw again.
    DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
    He even stooped, as he advanced, and cooled his parched mouth by scooping water up in his hand to drink.
    THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO SCOOPING

    • blasting
    • burrow
    • cavity
    • cut
    • cutting
    • dig
    • ditch
    • dugout
    • hole
    • hollow
    • mine
    • mining
    • pit
    • quarry
    • removal
    • scooping
    • shaft
    • trench
    • trough
    • unearthing
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