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tire

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1 to diminish the physical strength of

  • I don't want our walk to tire you too much
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2 to make weary and restless by being dull or monotonous

  • this long dry lecture will tire the audience if you don't insert some jokes into it
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put to sleep

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3 to use up all the physical energy of

  • this pentathlon will tire all but the hardiest athletes
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wear to a frazzle

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tire, weary, fatigue, exhaust, jade mean to make or become unable or unwilling to continue. tire implies a draining of one's strength or patience.
    • the long ride tired us out
weary stresses tiring until one is unable to endure more of the same thing.
    • wearied of the constant arguing
fatigue suggests great lassitude from excessive strain or undue effort.
    • fatigued by the day's chores
exhaust implies complete draining of strength by hard exertion.
    • shoveling snow exhausted him
jade suggests the loss of all freshness and eagerness.
    • appetites jaded by overindulgence


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