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harnessed

verb
past tense of harness

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to put into action or service
  • huge dams harness the power of water to produce electricity

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

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