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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scooping, such as: dig, mining, removal, burrow, cavity, and cut.

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How to use scooping in a sentence

  • At home, I start the day by scooping out a couple of heaping tablespoons of Starbucks espresso roast into my Breville machine.

  • But Hancock also loves scooping up and publishing government memoranda—“gems of the public domain,” as he calls them.

    The Lost Bush Memoir | Bryan Curtis | August 8, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • I wanted to please him, because we were now cracking the melons and scooping out their luscious hearts.

    The Iron Puddler | James 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 Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
  • Mighty near, said Kentucky; you just sat into the game in time to stop em scooping the pool, sir.

    Grapes of wrath | Boyd Cable
  • Everything, and she dug impatiently in the sand with scooping fingers—everything has been left at a tag-end.

    The Angel of Pain | E. 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.

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