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Another word for whittle

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Verb
  1. To cut

      1. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
      2. A preliminary work or construction that serves as a plan from which a final product is to be made:
      3. Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
      1. To remove the beard or other body hair from, with a razor or shaver:
      2. To cut (the beard, for example) at the surface of the skin with a razor or shaver.
      3. To crop, trim, or mow closely:
      1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
      2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
      3. Manner or mode; way:
      1. The characteristic surface configuration of a thing; an outline or contour:
      2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
      3. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal:
      1. To divide into pieces by cutting; slice:
      2. To divide by parceling out:
      3. To cut into a desired shape; fashion by cutting:
      1. To remove the outer covering or skin of with a knife or similar instrument:
      2. To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
      3. To reduce, as in quantity or size; trim:
  2. To reduce slowly