[ US /ˈdɛɫv/ ]
[ UK /dˈɛlv/ ]
VERB
  1. turn up, loosen, or remove earth
    turn over the soil for aeration
    Dig we must
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How To Use delve In A Sentence

  • But, as soon as that box landed, as soon as he delved in and lifted out his brassie and his spoon and his cleek, Reid did not have a single complaint in the whole wide world.
  • The final episode of this hard-hitting series delves into little-known horrors behind history. The Sun
  • Delve further and it is less enticing. Times, Sunday Times
  • Fate was - in the past - supposed to be the supreme delver into the arcane and the mysterious energies of the universe.
  • BRODY: They had to deal with that, and so they're reticent to a certain degree to kind of delve into some of the faith issues as it relates to the political environment, if you will, because they know that he can get a lot of backlash. CNN Transcript May 6, 2009
  • He would not confirm or deny these points, preferring not to delve into the past. Times, Sunday Times
  • Cranmer does not intend to delve into the divisive arguments which confronted the Early Church on the nature of Christ's divinity and his humanity, but to focus on the controversy which has been caused by a statue of Jesus with an erect penis, which is on display at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead. Cranmer
  • To unwind, she delves into contemporary quilting - tying past to present, weaving emotions and demands into creations that present a physical reminder of a very rich, yet often troubling, cultural history.
  • I delved into the deepest recesses of the Net in search of everything I desired.
  • Last week we delved into the world of classical music composers who had been inspired by the beautiful game.
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