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What is another word for scooping?

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Verb
Present participle for to scrape (and lift) a portion out with a scooped utensil or tool
“Halve the potatoes, scoop out the flesh, and mash it with the yogurt mixture.”
Verb
Present participle for to dig out a hollow or hole
“The conclusion that ice does not scoop out basins may be supported by other weighty arguments.”
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Present participle for to take, gather or pick up
“Charlie replied slowly, as if giving careful consideration to her answer, while she continued to scoop up her belongings.”
Verb
Present participle for to win or gain possession of something, typically as a prize or through effort
“This elegant animal would scoop first prize in any beauty pageant for lemurs.”
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Present participle for to form a deep recess or notch in a line or surface
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Present participle for to move materials with a shovel
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Present participle for to put (food) on to a dish ready for eating
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Present participle for to report on something, especially something worthy of a news article, before (someone else)
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Present participle for to remove a layer of, especially of fat or cream
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Present participle for to surpass in skill or achievement
Noun
The process or industry of obtaining coal or other minerals from a mine
Noun
The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging
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