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bleed

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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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eat one's heart out, tear one's hair

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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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sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners


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