Ply

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Regularity EmphasisPlay
Use 'ply' to emphasize the regular and often skilled nature of an activity. SlideAs a carpenter, he plies his craft with dedication.
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Professional ContextPlay
'Ply one's trade' often refers to professionals like artisans and traders regularly practicing their work. SlideThe blacksmith has been plying his trade for over 30 years.