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English verb: hollow out

1. hollow out (contact) remove the interior of

SamplesHollow out a tree trunk.

ExamplesThey hollow out the trees

Synonymscore out, hollow

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)empty

Narrower (hyponym)cave, cavern, cavern out, core, dig, dig out, draw in, excavate, gouge, hole, rout, scallop, scollop, scoop out, suck in, undermine

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