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  • v. To hollow by carving.
  • v. To create (a reputation, chance, role, rank, career, victory) by hard work.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. establish or create through painstaking effort
  • v. remove from a larger whole


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