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Synonyms for dig

delve

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like

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understand

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cutting remark

rented accommodation

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dig in

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dig into something

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dig something or someone out: excavate

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dig something or someone out: find

dig something or someone up: unearth

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Synonyms for dig

to break, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example) with or as if with a tool

to make by digging

to go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information

to find by investigation

to cause to penetrate with force

to thrust against or into

to receive pleasure from

an act of thrusting into or against, as to attract attention

a flippant or sarcastic remark

a building or shelter where one lives

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the site of an archeological exploration

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)

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the act of digging

the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow

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create by digging

remove, harvest, or recover by digging

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thrust down or into

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remove the inner part or the core of

poke or thrust abruptly

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References in periodicals archive ?
If the thought of such drudgery fills you with dread, take a tip from Maureen McElroy and her fellow professionals who like nothing more than to roll up their sleeves and dig the dirt.
And Sadie employs her regular private dick to dig the dirt on Kelly "The Bike" Windsor.
Along with many thousands of like-minded urbanites either side of the Atlantic, they have proved that - given a little knowledge and enthusiasm - even the most spacially-challenged of us can indulge our primeval yearnings to dig the dirt.
HILLARY CLINTON hired a private eye to dig the dirt on 14 women whom she believed her husband Bill had slept with, a new book claims.
WHEN journalist Susie Helm got sick of life in the fast lane she decided to dig the dirt, rather than dish it.
Mr Sarwar told BBC Radio's Today programme: "I think it was a conspiracy against me and there were people here in Glasgow before the General Election who were offering people tens of thousands of pounds to dig the dirt on me.