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Cut outer covering off
“Maybe I'll just shave on days when I'm going to see Marianne.”
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Reduce by a small amount
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“Why not carry out the entire drug discovery to drug manufacturing process out in the spirit of helping others, and shave costs by shaving profits?”
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To cut (a thin slice or slices) from the surface of something
“With the beveled side of the blade against the stone, 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 cut (a thin slice or slices) from the surface of something
Shave Parmesan over the top.”
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(of a man) To cut the hair off the face with a razor
“Will better skis, more expensive wax or an extra helping of spaghetti help me shave a few minutes off last year's time?”
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To pass or send something close to (something else), missing it narrowly
“Shane Glover went close for Harps as did Patrick Dowling when his volley shaved the upright.”
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To remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
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To make rare, thin, porous, or less dense
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Be very frugal
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To deceive or fool someone
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Alter or debase, often for profit
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Cut into portions, shares
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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 inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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Past tense for to move something heavy by force of men, without aid of levers, pulleys, machine, or tackles
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Past tense for to bring (something such as a vehicle) to a halt or store in a specified place
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Past tense for to push from below
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Shtupped or shtupped
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Past tense for to rouse or goad into action or feeling something
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Past tense for to provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
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Past tense for to move (something) from one place to another
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Past tense for to enter or interrupt suddenly and without invitation
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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 forward slowly and carefully
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Past tense for to move from one place to another
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Past tense for to sell things, especially door to door or in insignificant quantities
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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
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Past tense for deal or trade in something, typically illegal
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A quick and fleeting touch
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An act of cutting something in order to neaten it
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An incision made by something sharp
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