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OTHER WORDS FROM parepare·a·ble, adjectiveun·pared, adjective
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With a smaller spread, you may be paring down on which Thanksgiving dishes appear on your table.Mashed, roasted, crispy or creamy: Our best potato recipes for your holiday table|Kari Sonde|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Pre-inspections are often pared down versions where you might not get a written report.How to win a multiple offer battle when buying a home in D.C.|Khalil Alexander El-Ghoul|November 6, 2020|Washington Blade
Traders are paring back their reflation trades amid fading odds of a fiscal splurge now that a Blue Wave takeover of the Senate is all but out of reach.Traders brace for a choppy day as the bet on big fiscal stimulus unravels|Lee Clifford|November 4, 2020|Fortune
He became Capitol Hill’s youngest staff director, and positioned himself squarely in the middle of the conservative mainstream, paring budgets and shepherding Ronald Reagan’s massive tax cut package through Congress.Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next.|by Lydia DePillis|October 13, 2020|ProPublica
For instance, the utility initially agreed to annual benchmarks on energy efficiency designed to save customers money but later pared down the program, environmental negotiators said.Inside the Utility Company Lobbying Blitz That Will Hike Electric Bills|by Patrick Wilson, Richmond Times-Dispatch|October 9, 2020|ProPublica
These have the pared-down, Pre-Modernist look of Art Nouveau.
He emerges, barely, pared to his essence, like a sculpture hacked from ice.
J.J. Cale, 74 No one has ever pared a song down to its essentials better than this laconic Oklahoma composer and performer.
But where Schrager and Starck pared down, Calderwood and his team gussied up.Ace Hotel Founder Alex Calderwood’s Greatest Legacy|Jessica Dawson|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Defense Department,” Hagel has argued, “has been bloated” and must “be pared down.
Veterans of the winter, at rest behind the lines, sat in the sun and pared potatoes for the midday meal.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
And in that second little interview—about nothing, in truth—a mere piece of audacity—the lion's claws had been a good deal pared.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward
He handed the pamphlet to Felix, and while that gentleman cast his eye over it the prince pared his nails carefully.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
Put in nine or ten well-washed raw truffles pared very thin and cut into slices about the size of a florin.Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode|Harriet A. de Salis
After an apple was pared in one continuous strip, the paring was tossed three times round the head, and then thrown to the floor.Marjorie's Busy Days|Carolyn Wells