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sifting

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  • verbtake out residue; remove impurities
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Synonyms for sifting

verb take out residue; remove impurities
  • analyze
  • comb
  • delve into
  • drain
  • evaluate
  • examine
  • explore
  • filter
  • go through
  • investigate
  • pore over
  • scrutinize
  • winnow
  • clean
  • fathom
  • grade
  • inquire
  • pan
  • part
  • probe
  • prospect
  • purify
  • riddle
  • screen
  • search
  • separate
  • sieve
  • size
  • sort
  • strain
  • colander
  • dig into
  • go into
  • look into

Antonyms for sifting

  • combine
  • adulterate
  • dirty
  • join
  • put in
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.