digging up


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  • noun

Synonyms for digging up

the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried

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A privacy rights advocacy group has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Web sites advertising investigative services capable of digging up personal information such as phone call records are violating federal laws.
To avoid potential hazards with striking or digging up underground utility lines, all utilities must be marked before the start of digging.
So what are people digging up from the dark recesses of their garages and attics?
What she thought was gone forever turned up this month at another college, Golden West, after a worker digging up bushes noticed the badly decomposed wallet in a pile of dirt.