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dig (n):
the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
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she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs
Related Words: jab
dig (n):
the act of digging
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there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton
Related Words: gingexcavation
dig (n):
a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)
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the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover
dig (n):
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
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his parting shot was `drop dead'.
she threw shafts of sarcasm.
she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Related Word: gibe
dig (n):
the site of an archeological exploration
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they set up camp next to the dig
Related Words: excavation
dig (v):
poke or thrust abruptly
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he jabbed his finger into her ribs
Related Words: jabpokeprod
dig (v):
get the meaning of something
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Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?
Related Words: apprehendcomprehendgraspsavvy
dig (v):
turn up, loosen, or remove earth
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Dig we must.
turn over the soil for aeration
dig (v):
remove the inner part or the core of
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the mining company wants to excavate the hillside
Related Words: excavatehollow
dig (v):
create by digging
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dig a hole.
dig out a channel
dig (v):
thrust down or into
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dig the oars into the water.
dig your foot into the floor
dig (v):
remove, harvest, or recover by digging
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dig salt.
dig coal
dig (v):
work hard
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She was digging away at her math homework.
Lexicographers drudge all day long

Related Words: drudgegrindlaborlabourtoiltravail
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