Verb(1) decrease gradually or bit by bit(2) cut small bits or pare shavings from(3) strip the skin off(4) remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
(1) Doctors take up knives and pare off flesh and bone.(2) pare off the rind using a peeler(3) My brand new trainers were completely wrecked with the imprints of red hot nails all over them, and it took me hours that afternoon to pare off all the blackened rubber with a knife to keep my parents from finding out.(4) Barrett has the ability to really pare away the onion skins of the individual to show the true man inside.(5) Margaret B. Johnson from Alabama City, Alabama, patented a very interesting ear corn parer (no.935,517, on 28 September 1909, Figure 19).(6) Being a consummate realist, Joyce reports what he observes and then nonchalantly pares his fingernails, as Stephen suggests in the speculative remarks at the end of A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man.(7) Her prose is pared down to the bone, scarce on imagery and mostly journalistic.(8) Although you spend the entirety of the game within the confines of one of the three controllable vehicles, the vehicle simulation aspect is pared down somewhat, playing more like a third-person shooter.(9) That extra cost might have meant other aspects of the clinic's work having to be pared down.(10) The beauty of short stories is that they're pared down, more like a poem.(11) Accordingly, fine and decorative arts reside in the Luce Center next to apple parers and segments of the Atlantic Cable.(12) And so, what might have been a great interview, had it been pared down and edited, became├ö├ç┬¬ well, surreal.(13) Her written requirements were pared down to writing half an essay, half a biography, and half of everything they initially required.(14) That's why John Alexander has gathered around him a group of cheese parers , to slice and dice everything Nine does to make it more profitable by cutting costs, lifting revenue and margins.(15) When he wrote the play, his intention was that there should be no excess and so each scene is pared down to exactly what he wants to say.(16) Requests for large quantities of food were pared down to more practical servings.
(1) pare down :: knip af
2. reduce ::
3. pare down ::
4. peel ::
6. whittle ::
Different Formspare, pared, pares, pareses, paring
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