Synonyms for Shaves:
devalues, devaluates, slashes, degrades, belittles, cheapens, debases, marks down.
Culls, shortens, curtails, shears, deflates, concentrates, compacts, compresses, prunes, depletes, diminishes, decrements, Clips, nips, trims, crops, weeds, lessens, abbreviates, shrinks, minimizes, pares, downgrades, tapers, contracts, reduces, decreases, condenses, drains, bobs, erodes, lightens, abridges, truncates, dwindles.
deducts, lowers, subtracts, discounts, depreciates, elides, cuts, docks, deletes.
Usage examples for shaves
The women often came to his mother to inquire in particular why he grows his hair and shaves his mustaches; the men would speak to his father about the change in his accent and manners; the children teheed and tittered whenever he passed through the town- square; and all were of one mind that Khalid was a worthless fellow, who had brought nothing with him from the Paradise of the New World but his cough and his fleece. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani