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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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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 ?
After the league's report, called Digging the Dirt, was released, the Federation of Welsh Packs, the governing body designed to unite and represent organised hunting in Wales, announced it had suspended the pack pending an inquiry.
After the League's report, called Digging the Dirt, was released today, the Federation of Welsh Packs, the governing body designed to unite and represent organised hunting in Wales, announced it had suspended the pack pending an inquiry.
DIGGING THE DIRT Will people boycott Edwina Currie's autobiography?
Climbing trees, collecting worms, digging the dirt are all ways of discovering about the makeup of the earth.
THE borough council is digging the dirt in a search for contaminated land, some of which is believed to date back centuries.