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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of removing hair with a razor v. - Remove body hair with a razor; Touch the surface of lightly; Cut closely; Cut or remove with or as if with a plane; Cut the price of.

Usage examples (32)
  • shave the radish
  • I simply lathered my scalp, the started to shave from the center outwards.
  • Hoiberg buried a 3-pointer to again shave the deficit to five with just over a minute left.
  • But for most men, a head shave is a white flag in the battle against male-pattern baldness. for more
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