exhaust


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exhaust

(Deplete), verb absumere, conficere, consume completely, consumere, debilitate, deflate, deprive of strength, devitalize, dissipate, drain, draw, draw out, empty, enervate, enfeeble, expend, fatigue, overtire, reach the end of, run through, sap, spend, strain, tax, tire, use, use up, waste, weaken, wear out, weary
Associated concepts: exhaust all available assets

exhaust

(Try all possibilities), verb carry to compleeion, complete, exhaurire, finish, follow through, litigate completely, treat thoroughly, use up available remedies
Associated concepts: exhaustion of administrative remedies, exhaustion of remedies, exhaustion of state remedies
See also: complete, conclude, consume, debilitate, deplete, disable, dissipate, emit, expend, outlet, outpour, overdraw, spend
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They gave way with cries of grief, and the rough voice of Porthos, seeing them exhaust themselves in a useless struggle, murmured in an almost cheerful tone those supreme words which came to his lips with the last respiration, "Too heavy
So, by taking care not to exhaust his strength, he grew as strong and rugged as a boy may be.
Once seated within what he already considered his new possession, the black's courage began to wane and when the motor was started and the great propeller commenced to whir, he screamed to the Englishman to stop the thing and permit him to alight, but the aviator could neither hear nor understand the black above the noise of the propeller and exhaust.
Father and daughter labored day and night among their poor and afflicted neighbors, with a courage which no danger could shake, with a tender care which no fatigue could exhaust.
Convinced of this, I toiled with him at the revolution, and did not exhaust my energy in alleviating the social ills that continuously arose from the injustice of the system.
That they are diminishing in number, and may therefore be trusted, in course of time, to exhaust themselves (
It would take yo days and days to exhaust them, if you set about it alone.
I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely.
Then they tire him out, one man and then another, persuading him to exhaust himself by fighting wind.
There was a subject for conversation which the whole evening could not exhaust.
Exhaust them, wrestle with them, let them not go until their blessing be won, and after a short season the dismay will be overpast, the excess of influence withdrawn, and they will be no longer an alarming meteor, but one more bright star shining serenely in your heaven and blending its light with all your day.
The fact is it exhausts all his stock of courage to look one woman in the face, and it would be simply impossible for him to go through the ordeal with a second.