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He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.  (Raymond Hull)

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Whittle (vb.)  :  to cut, trim, or shape (a stick, piece of wood, etc.) by carving off bits with a knife;  to form by whittling;  to cut off (a bit);  to reduce the amount of, as by whittling;  to take away by degrees;  to cut away at.

Synonyms  :  reduce, diminish, erode, lessen, pare, shave, trim, carve, chip, fashion, form, sculpt, shape.

Scrabble Value:

W = 4 points
H = 4 points
I = 1 point
T = 1 point
T = 1 point
L = 1 point
E = 1 point

Whittle is worth at least 13 points in the game of scrabble.

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23 June 2017 06:19

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