recover through digging
"Schliemann excavated Troy"; "excavate gold"
excavate, dig up, turn up(verb)
find by digging in the ground
"I dug up an old box in the garden"
form by hollowing
"Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team"; "excavate a cavity"
excavate, dig, hollow(verb)
remove the inner part or the core of
"the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"
stab, dig, cut into, prod, grind, travail, core out, turn over, jab, delve, hollow, labour, savvy, excavate, comprehend, compass, poke, apprehend, get the picture, grok, unearth, turn up, labor, dig out, grasp, hollow out, drudge, moil, toil, dig up
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