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Things paring often describes (“paring ________”)
knife, policy, economy, down, bees, shovel, machine, bee, economies, ways, approach, machines, knives, attitude, shovels, activities, chisel, parsimony, objection, out, percussion, clerk, tactics, habits, superstitions, left, methods, chisels, frugality, business

Descriptive words:
pre, thin, nail, careful, vertical, little, long, pliant, very, thick, unbroken, excessive, horizontal, much, regular, simple, proper, final, further, more, drastic, considerable, preliminary, gradual, continuous, ruthless, radical, undue, judicious, constant, slight, surgical, mere, continual, worth, merest, fine, subsequent, biventricular, veriest, close, sharp, deep, usual, magnetic, thinnest, closer, frequent, apple, vegetable, weekly, careless, repeated, ignorant, gentle, injudicious, oblique, base, rigorous, busy, pitiful, imperceptible, rapid, conventional, efficient, thorough, necessary, unnecessary, automatic, smallest, minimal, cheese, family, extensive, slim, rigid

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Book See paring used in context: 1 rhyme, 3 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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