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verb as in dig

verb as in digging tool

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They were shovelling away the snow just in front of my door.

It is all an inspiration; while hewing out chunks of ice and shovelling them away is the acute pleasure of movement, exercise.

He would work all night, dislodging stones and shovelling earth, if at the end there was a chance of a meal of rabbits.

When the heap bid fair to block her in altogether, she backed awkwardly, shovelling it out as she came.

They put him shovelling coke, and he got along all right till he finished the dump he was working on.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shovelling, such as: excavate, dredge, load, unearth, shift, and move.

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