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synonyms for shovelling

  • dredge
  • excavate
  • burrow
  • delve
  • load
  • mine
  • move
  • muck
  • pass
  • shift
  • throw
  • unearth
  • pick up

antonyms for shovelling

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  • bury
  • help
  • receive
  • remain
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    How to use shovelling in a sentence

    They were shovelling away the snow just in front of my door.
    THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
    It is all an inspiration; while hewing out chunks of ice and shovelling them away is the acute pleasure of movement, exercise.
    THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
    He would work all night, dislodging stones and shovelling earth, if at the end there was a chance of a meal of rabbits.
    LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
    When the heap bid fair to block her in altogether, she backed awkwardly, shovelling it out as she came.
    LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
    They put him shovelling coke, and he got along all right till he finished the dump he was working on.
    INTO THE JAWS OF DEATHJACK O'BRIEN
    There was a vast amount of shovelling to do, and that took time.
    THE CASSOWARYSTANLEY WATERLOO
    From time to time the sound of the shovelling of coal arose from the engine-room.
    ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
    He was off up on Eldorado somewhere, shovelling dirt into a sluice-box for ten dollars a day.
    THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
    I am even glad that it is covered with snow, and that its sole inhabitants are a few gardeners shovelling the ice aside.
    EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
    For there really was a line, though he admitted it might be difficult to see, considering all that he was shovelling upon her.
    ELIZABETH'S CAMPAIGNMRS. HUMPHREY WARD
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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