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bleed

verb

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1 to feel deep sadness or mental pain
  • her heart bleeds for the homeless people she sees on her way to work

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2 to flow forth slowly through small openings
  • pitch was bleeding from cuts in the tree bark

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3 to remove (liquid) gradually or completely
  • bleed water from the radiators

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4 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • the confidence men coldheartedly bled the elderly couple of their life savings

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The first known use of bleed was before the 12th century

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“Bleed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bleed. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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