chisel

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to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

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228) that a rock uncovered only at spring-tides, which had been chiselled smooth in November, on the following May, that is, within six months afterwards, was thickly covered with Fucus digitatus two feet, and F.
His upper lip, without moustache, was finely chiselled.
I sawed and chopped and chiselled the weathered wood till it had the appearance of having been gnawed by some gigantic mouse.
His features were so finely cut and chiselled that they resembled some exquisite piece of statuary.
Near him, her black form merged in the night, like a figure half chiselled out of a block of black stone.
The convulsions in the features of the young Sioux disappeared, and her countenance became cold and rigid, like chiselled stone.
His face might have been chiselled out of marble, so hard and set was its expression, while its eyes glowed with a baleful light.