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synonyms for shavings

  • debris
  • silt
  • slag
  • balance
  • dregs
  • dross
  • excess
  • extra
  • garbage
  • heel
  • junk
  • leavings
  • leftovers
  • parings
  • remainder
  • remains
  • remnant
  • residual
  • residuum
  • rest
  • scourings
  • scraps
  • scum
  • sewage
  • surplus
  • trash
  • orts
  • rubble
  • leavings
  • deposit
  • sediment
  • scree
  • fragments
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antonyms for shavings

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  • base
  • core
  • lack
  • necessity
  • need
  • want
  • sense
  • valuables
  • possessions
  • information
  • assets
  • cleanliness
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      How to use shavings in a sentence

      There was a lathe near the spot where David Arden stood, and shavings and splinters under his feet.
      CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
      The model was first filled with inflammable materials such as shavings and large blocks of wood, over which petroleum was poured.
      ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
      Clean white shavings fell on the floor, some of them twisting like Hepzebiah's curls.
      SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
      Then he closed his knife, and picked up the paper and the shavings and the surprise, and out of the room he tiptoed.
      SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
      To bed, being in great fear because of the shavings which lay all up and down the house and cellar, for fear of fire.
      DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
      He had been preparing the top moulding with his universal plane when noon 72 came, and the sweet shavings lay curled on the floor.
      THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
      The shelf is always clean, as the shavings and dirt fall through, and the tools may be readily picked up.
      THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
      When the two were taken away, pussy carried the one remaining to the fireplace, and made it a bed under the grate with shavings.
      OUR CATS AND ALL ABOUT THEMHARRISON WEIR
      When those brittle shavings were freshly peeled their outsides were a rich chocolate tint and the insides a tender shade of lilac.
      THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
      Across the way was a cooper-shop with a good many shavings outside.
      MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
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      WORDS RELATED TO SHAVINGS

      • deposit
      • fragments
      • leavings
      • rubble
      • scree
      • sediment
      • shavings
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