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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?


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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