enervate


en·er·vate

vt \ˈen-ər-ˌvāt\
en·er·vat·eden·er·vat·ing

Definition of ENERVATE

1
obsolete : to cut the nerves or tendons of
2
: to lessen the vitality or strength of <heat enervates people>
en·er·va·tion \ˌen-ər-ˈvā-shən\ noun

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