Synonyms for Paring:
dandruff, flake, fleck, chip, scale.
debasing, Cheapening, marking down, slashing, devaluing, belittling, devaluating, degrading.
Abbreviating, contracting, draining, shearing, Weeding, compressing, reducing, Curtailing, tapering, deflating, nipping, clipping, shrinking, decrementing, Culling, trimming, shortening, Abridging, downgrading, Bobbing, eroding, Truncating, decreasing, condensing, Cropping, lessening, shaving, Compacting, Depleting, Concentrating, dwindling, minimizing, pruning, lightening, diminishing.
rending, breaking, unfixing, Sundering, Disuniting, Disconnecting, Halving, splitting, Disjoining, Insulating, Disengaging, parting, ungluing, alienating, Incising, Disassociating, dismantling, Dissecting, Segregating, disaffiliating, fragmenting, Detaching, cleaving, Dissociating, severing, dividing, Bisecting, estranging, ripping, Divorcing, uncoupling, Excising, unhinging, Amputating, slicing, Separating, Removing, disassembling, Disintegrating, axing.
depreciating, cutting, Deducting, lowering, Subtracting, Discounting, docking, Deleting, Eliding.
Usage examples for paring
Navy men and red- coats were willing to join him or anybody in sneers at a clipping and paring miserly Government, but they were insensible to the insult, the panic, the startled- poultry show, the shame of our exhibition of ourselves in Europe. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith