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To be making a hole
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“The lander will return close-up pictures of the comet's nucleus, drill into the dark organic crust, and sample the primordial ices and gases.”
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Present participle for to teach by rigorous exercises or training
“There was neither time nor resources to drill such soldiers in elaborate tactics and discipline, and for the most part their function made this unnecessary.”
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Present participle for to place into the ground or soil to grow
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“He is still trying to drill the notion into the heads of his partners.”
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Present participle for to shoot someone or something with a gun
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Present participle for to teach, train or educate in a given field
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Present participle for to teach with a biased, one-sided or uncritical ideology
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Present participle for to place into the ground or soil to grow
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Present participle for to give an account of
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Present participle for to question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
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Present participle for to search (an area) for something, especially mineral deposits
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Present participle for to impart information or knowledge
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Present participle for walk in a military manner with a regular measured tread
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Present participle for to interrogate with questions
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Present participle for to cover completely with water
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The process or act of teaching
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The process or industry of obtaining coal or other minerals from a mine
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The act of being indoctrinated
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The action or process of penetrating something
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Sarcastic
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Adjective
Having or producing a sudden and intense piercing sensation
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