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English verb: sculpt

1. sculpt (creation) create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material


SamplesSculpt a swan out of a block of ice.


ExamplesDid he sculpt his major works over a short period of time?


Synonymssculpture


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work


Verb groupgrave, sculpt, sculpture


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

2. sculpt (contact) shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it


SamplesShe is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband.


Synonymsgrave, sculpture


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)carve


Verb groupsculpt, sculpture









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