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saps

noun
plural of sap

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 one who is easily deceived or cheated
  • some poor sap would probably fall for that telephone scam

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2 a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • the sadistic prison guards freely used their saps to enforce discipline

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saps

verb
present tense third-person singular of sap

Synonyms & Antonyms of saps (Entry 2 of 2)

to diminish the physical strength of
  • weeks of hard work had sapped her and left her exhausted

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“Saps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/saps. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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