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draining

adjective

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draining

verb
present participle of drain

Synonyms & Antonyms of draining (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to remove (liquid) gradually or completely
  • we drained the water from the tank before cleaning it

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3 to use up all the physical energy of
  • the long hike drained us

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“Draining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/draining. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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