What is another word for shave?

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To cut off hair, especially with a razor or similar implement
“Maybe I'll just shave on days when I'm going to see Marianne.”
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To cut off or remove something from a bigger piece
“The close-fitting sides of the slot act as knives to shave off a thick layer of oil and return it to the oil well without the formation of foam.”
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To cut (a thin slice or slices) from the surface of something
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“Rub the sharp edge of the blade toward the stone in a curved motion, as if you were trying to shave off a thin slice from the stone.”
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To shred, such as by rubbing across a grater
Shave some Parmesan over the top and add a few grinds of pepper.”
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To reduce, typically by a small amount
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axUS
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“Moody's warned that the price cuts could shave profits and hamper the ability of some retailers to pay back their debts.”
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To pass or travel close to (something else), missing it narrowly or glancing it slightly
“Monterosso saw his effort just shave the post in a dramatic finish to an otherwise stop-start game.”
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To be frugal or live economically
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To deceive or fool someone
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Past tense for to push roughly
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“Liz placed both of her hands on his shoulders and tried to shove him away, but failed miserably.”
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Past tense for to place or throw something (somewhere) in a haphazard manner
“Just shove your shoes in the corner by the entrance.”
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Past tense for to push, especially roughly or with force
“I would shove my hand into his chest repeatedly, hoping he would realize I wasn't interested.”
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Past tense for to move something heavy by force
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Past tense for to fill by crowding something into
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Past tense for to position or place something in a particular place or spot
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Past tense for to push from below
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Shtupped or shagged
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Past tense for to pack or store (an object) carefully and neatly in a particular place
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Past tense for dig up ground for cultivation
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Past tense for to move very slowly (towards something)
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Past tense for to send (usually someone) to the ground
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Past tense for to leave or exit
Noun
A quick and fleeting touch
Noun
An act of cutting something in order to neaten it
Noun
An incision made by something sharp
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