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excavate
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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Definition
to dig out
in various senses, including:
  • remove or lay bare — as when removing top soil to lay a foundation
  • find or uncover — as at an archaeological site
  • remove a part — as a tooth from the gum that surrounds it
  • Certain accessory points of the design served well to convey the idea that this excavation lay at an exceeding depth below the surface of the earth.
    3 — The Fall of the House of Usher (45% in)

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