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etiolate

verb

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  1. to diminish the physical strength of the long, stressful days and sleepless nights gradually etiolated him Synonyms debilitate, devitalize, enervate, enfeeble, weaken, prostrate, sap, soften, tire, wasteRelated Words cripple, disable, hamstring, incapacitate; deplete, depress, exhaust, impoverish, unman, wash out; damage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, invalid, lay up; break down, grind (down), wear down, wear out; paralyzeNear Antonyms energize, invigorate, recruit, rejuvenate, vitalize; harden, season, toughenAntonyms beef (up), fortify, strengthen

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