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  • v. Present participle of burrow.

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Examples

  • At some of these libraries online burrowing is already possible, at others it will be in the near future.

    June 2007

  • "Critiquing both the relentless Eastern drive for success and the insular, self-serving nature of Western academia, this debut feature from opera and theater helmer Chen Shi-Zheng never fully succeeds in burrowing under its protagonist's skin, despite conspicuous effort," writes Justin Chang in Variety.

    GreenCine Daily: Sundance. Dark Matter.

  • There was work to be done, men to superintend, and operations to direct in burrowing after the erratic pay streak; but his heart was not in the work.

    The Faith of Men

  • While fears about "burrowing" -- political types sliding into career jobs -- run especially high during presidential-election years, a new study by the Government Accountability Office has found only seven cases of burrowing during the Bush administration, none of them near the 2008 election.

    MMS becomes BOE. Oh, wait -- BOEMRE.

  • The Imperial Light Horse were first to hit upon the idea of burrowing into the river-banks.

    Four Months Besieged The Story of Ladysmith

  • It is called the burrowing owl, and is very small.

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

  • If you don't have much time, don't have the tools or just don't like the idea of burrowing around in the ground, don't worry: you're catered for, too.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • A 25-year-old male graduate student was arrested on Friday on suspicion of selling tropical plants imported from countries known to be affected by a plant parasite called burrowing nematode.

    Taipei Times

  • Quotation: As the sun sets on the Bush administration, the survival rite known as burrowing is under way.

    Double-Tongued Dictionary

  • As the sun sets on the Bush administration, the survival rite known as burrowing is under way.

    From On High

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