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Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
  3. Boring; dull:
Lacking vigor or purpose; inept or ineffective
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  1. Lacking vigor or purpose; inept or ineffective
  2. Having no useful result; ineffectual:
  3. That could not succeed; useless; vain
Worthless, foolish ideas, statements, etc.; nonsense
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  1. Worthless, foolish ideas, statements, etc.; nonsense
  2. Any material rejected or thrown away as worthless; trash; refuse
  3. Refuse; garbage.
Any barren, empty, or open area, as of ocean
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  1. Any barren, empty, or open area, as of ocean
  2. An unsettled, uncultivated region, especially:
  3. An uncultivated, uninhabited region; waste; wild
To bring or reduce to ruin
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  1. To bring or reduce to ruin
  2. To deflower or seduce (a woman) and, often, specif., thereby render her unmarriageable, disgraced, etc.
  3. (Archaic) To go or come to ruin
Low; despicable:
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  1. Low; despicable:
  2. Lacking worth; of no use or value.
  3. Without worth or merit; useless, valueless, etc.
Having no value; worthless.
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  1. Having no value; worthless.
  2. Of no value or use; worthless
Without use or possibility to be used.
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  1. Without use or possibility to be used.
  2. (Pejorative, of a person) good-for-nothing; not dependable.
  3. Incapable of acting or functioning effectively; ineffectual or inept:
Without meaning or force; insincere; vain
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  1. Without meaning or force; insincere; vain
  2. Having nothing inside or on the surface; holding or containing nothing:
  3. Devoid; destitute:
Not producing crops or fruit; having little or no vegetation
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  1. Not producing crops or fruit; having little or no vegetation
  2. That cannot produce offspring; sterile
  3. Lacking vegetation, especially useful vegetation:
Having no residents; not inhabited.
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  1. Having no residents; not inhabited.
  2. Not inhabited; having no inhabitants
Uninhabited; deserted
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  1. Uninhabited; deserted
  2. Feeling, showing, causing, or expressing sadness or loneliness.
  3. Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
(Obs.) Extravagant; prodigal
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  1. (Obs.) Extravagant; prodigal
  2. Being beyond what is required or sufficient.
  3. Not needed; unnecessary; irrelevant
Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.
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  1. Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.
  2. Not necessary or required; needless
  3. Not needed or necessary.
Lacking a function
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Not purposeful; aimless
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  1. Not purposeful; aimless
  2. Lacking a purpose; meaningless or aimless.
  3. Without purpose.
Failing to score a point:
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  1. Failing to score a point:
  2. Ineffectual; useless:
  3. Without meaning, relevance, or force; senseless; inane
The state of not being used; neglect.
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  1. The state of not being used; neglect.
  2. The fact or state of being or becoming unused; lack of use
(Obs.) Bad or harsh treatment
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  1. (Obs.) Bad or harsh treatment
  2. Improper, unlawful, or incorrect use; misapplication.
The act of dissipating or the condition of having been dissipated.
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  1. The act of dissipating or the condition of having been dissipated.
  2. A dissolute course of life, in which health, money, etc., are squandered in pursuit of pleasure; profuseness in vicious indulgence, as late hours, riotous living, etc.; dissoluteness.
  3. (Physics) A loss of energy, usually as heat, from a dynamic system
Pulmonary tuberculosis. No longer in scientific use.
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  1. Pulmonary tuberculosis. No longer in scientific use.
  2. (Old-fashioned) A wasting away of the body
  3. A progressive wasting of body tissue.
The quality of being useless
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Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.
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  1. Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.
  2. The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste.
  3. A devastating or being devastated; destruction; desolation
Any cause of a person's downfall, destruction, etc.
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  1. Any cause of a person's downfall, destruction, etc.
  2. Complete loss of means, solvency, position, etc.
  3. A cause of destruction or irreparable harm or loss:
A falling into ruin.
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  1. A falling into ruin.
  2. The destruction or decomposition of organic matter as a result of bacterial or fungal action; rot.
  3. (Aerospace) The decrease in orbital altitude of an artificial satellite as a result of conditions such as atmospheric drag.
A dilapidating or becoming dilapidated
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  1. A dilapidating or becoming dilapidated
  2. A dilapidated condition
A losing or being lost
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  1. A losing or being lost
  2. Destruction:
  3. The amount of something lost:
(Dated, physics) The removal of all air from a vessel (the creation of a vacuum).
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  1. (Dated, physics) The removal of all air from a vessel (the creation of a vacuum).
  2. The condition of being used up; complete consumption
  3. (Dated, chemistry) The removal (by percolation etc) of an active medicinal constituent from plant material.
Immoderate spending:
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  1. Immoderate spending:
  2. An instance of excess in spending, behavior, or speech
  3. A spending of more than is reasonable or necessary; excessive expenditure; wastefulness
The act by which something is squandered; wastage.
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  1. The act by which something is squandered; wastage.
Loss and damage resulting from use
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  1. Loss and damage resulting from use
Worthless or nonsensical matter; rubbish:
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  1. Worthless or nonsensical matter; rubbish:
  2. Things or something thrown away, specif. spoiled or waste food
  3. Refuse; trash.
Crisp pieces of rendered animal fat; cracklings.
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  1. Crisp pieces of rendered animal fat; cracklings.
  2. Discarded articles or fragments of rubber, leather, cloth, paper, etc.
  3. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
(Archaic) A wild, uncultivated, and uninhabited region.
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  1. (Archaic) A wild, uncultivated, and uninhabited region.
  2. A large, dry, barren region, usually having sandy or rocky soil and little or no vegetation. Water lost to evaporation and transpiration in a desert exceeds the amount of precipitation; most deserts average less than 25 cm (9.75 inches) of precipitation each year, concentrated in short local bursts. Deserts cover about one fifth of the Earth's surface, with the principal warm deserts located mainly along the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, where warm, rising equatorial air masses that have already lost most of their moisture descend over the subtropical regions. Cool deserts are located at higher elevations in the temperate regions, often on the lee side of a barrier mountain range where the prevailing winds drop their moisture before crossing the range.
  3. A dry, barren, sandy region, often extremely hot
Plural form of wild
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Land that is uncultivated, barren, or without vegetation
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  1. Land that is uncultivated, barren, or without vegetation
  2. Any barren or uninteresting place.
  3. Land that is desolate, barren, or ravaged.
A treeless area beyond the timberline in high-latitude regions, having a permanently frozen subsoil and supporting low-growing vegetation such as lichens, mosses, and shrubs.
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  1. A treeless area beyond the timberline in high-latitude regions, having a permanently frozen subsoil and supporting low-growing vegetation such as lichens, mosses, and shrubs.
  2. Any of the vast, nearly level, treeless plains of the arctic regions
  3. A cold, treeless, usually lowland area of far northern regions. The lower strata of soil of tundras are permanently frozen, but in summer the top layer of soil thaws and can support low-growing mosses, lichens, grasses, and small shrubs.
A topographic surname for someone living by a marsh.
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  1. A topographic surname for someone living by a marsh.
  2. An area of low-lying wetland in which the level of water is generally shallow and often fluctuating. The water may be either standing or slow-moving. The water in a marsh is also more or less neutral or alkaline, in contrast to the water in a bog, which is acidic. The environment of a marsh is in general well-oxygenated and nutrient-rich and allows a great variety of organisms to flourish. In contrast to a swamp, in which there is an abundance of woody plants, the plants in a marsh are mostly herbaceous. Reeds and rushes dominate the vegetation of marshes.
  3. A tract of low, wet, soft land that is temporarily, or permanently, covered with water, characterized by aquatic, grasslike vegetation; swamp; bog; morass; fen
An area or region characterized by marshes or swamps
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  1. An area or region characterized by marshes or swamps
  2. Marshy land; bog or fen
A heavily eroded arid region of southwest South Dakota and northwest Nebraska. It is known for its colorful rock formations and prehistoric fossils.
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  1. A heavily eroded arid region of southwest South Dakota and northwest Nebraska. It is known for its colorful rock formations and prehistoric fossils.
  2. Barren land typically having rough, deeply eroded terrain.
  3. Any section of barren land where rapid erosion has cut the loose, dry soil or soft rocks into strange shapes, as in various places in the W U.S.
An area of wet, spongy ground consisting mainly of decayed or decaying peat moss (sphagnum) and other vegetation. Bogs form as the dead vegetation sinks to the bottom of a lake or pond, where it decays slowly to form peat. Peat bogs are important to global ecology, since the undecayed peat moss stores large amounts of carbon that would otherwise be released back into the atmosphere. Global warming may accelerate decay in peat bogs and release more carbon dioxide, which in turn may cause further warming.
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  1. An area of wet, spongy ground consisting mainly of decayed or decaying peat moss (sphagnum) and other vegetation. Bogs form as the dead vegetation sinks to the bottom of a lake or pond, where it decays slowly to form peat. Peat bogs are important to global ecology, since the undecayed peat moss stores large amounts of carbon that would otherwise be released back into the atmosphere. Global warming may accelerate decay in peat bogs and release more carbon dioxide, which in turn may cause further warming.
  2. Wet, spongy ground, characterized by decaying mosses that form peat; a small marsh or swamp
  3. An area having a wet, spongy, acidic substrate composed chiefly of sphagnum moss and peat in which characteristic shrubs and herbs and sometimes trees usually grow.
A monetary unit of China, equal to1100 of a yuan
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  1. A monetary unit of China, equal to1100 of a yuan
  2. A plural form of fan used by enthusiasts of science fiction, fantasy, and anime, partly from whimsy and partly to distinguish themselves from fans of sport, etc.
  3. An area of low wet land having peaty soil and typically being less acidic than a bog.
A member of a traditionally Muslim people of mixed Berber and Arab ancestry, now living chiefly in northwest Africa.
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  1. A member of a traditionally Muslim people of mixed Berber and Arab ancestry, now living chiefly in northwest Africa.
  2. An uncultivated area covered with low-growing vegetation and often high but poorly drained.
  3. A tract of open, rolling wasteland, usually covered with heather and often marshy or peaty; heath
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  1. A swampy, soggy area of ground.
  2. Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
  3. Land with a soft muddy surface.
An area of low-lying land that is frequently flooded, especially one dominated by woody plants.
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  1. An area of low-lying land that is frequently flooded, especially one dominated by woody plants.
  2. An area of low-lying wet or seasonally flooded land, often having trees and dense shrubs or thickets.
  3. A piece of wet, spongy land that is permanently or periodically covered with water, characterized by growths of shrubs and trees; marsh; bog
In the W U.S., the dry bed of a stream which flows only occasionally, usually in a ravine or canyon
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  1. In the W U.S., the dry bed of a stream which flows only occasionally, usually in a ravine or canyon
  2. A bog; marsh
  3. Silt, mud, debris, etc. carried and dropped by running water, as of a stream
To spend much time and energy on indulgence in pleasure, esp. drinking, gambling, etc., to the point of harming oneself
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  1. To spend much time and energy on indulgence in pleasure, esp. drinking, gambling, etc., to the point of harming oneself
  2. To waste or squander
  3. To spend or expend intemperately or wastefully; squander:
To use up or put out; expend:
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  1. To use up or put out; expend:
  2. To wear out; exhaust:
  3. To waste; squander
To take in as food; eat or drink up.
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  1. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  2. To spend wastefully; squander (time, energy, money, etc.)
  3. To waste; squander.
To become slow by (a specified amount of time). Used of a timepiece.
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  1. To become slow by (a specified amount of time). Used of a timepiece.
  2. To fail to have, get, take advantage of, etc.; miss
  3. To suffer loss:
(Idiomatic) To fail completely; to have no result.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To fail completely; to have no result.
To mistreat or abuse.
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  1. To mistreat or abuse.
  2. To treat badly or harshly; abuse
  3. To use incorrectly or improperly; misapply
To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.
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  1. To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.
(Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
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  1. (Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
  2. (Of time or space) to take or occupy
To apply incorrectly; to misuse.
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  1. To apply incorrectly; to misuse.
  2. To handle dishonestly or illegally
  3. To use badly, incorrectly, or wastefully
To employ incorrectly; to misuse.
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  1. To employ incorrectly; to misuse.
  2. To employ, or use, wrongly or badly; misuse
(Idiomatic) To do something that is unneeded or redundant.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To do something that is unneeded or redundant.
To give or bestow in abundance; shower:
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  1. To give or bestow in abundance; shower:
  2. To give something in abundance to:
  3. To give or spend generously or liberally
To cause to separate and go in different directions:
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  1. To cause to separate and go in different directions:
  2. To separate and go off in several directions
  3. (Archaic) To waste; dissipate
To gush, to flow or move in a rush.
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  1. To gush, to flow or move in a rush.
  2. To spend extravagantly or wastefully:
  3. To spend lavishly or extravagantly, especially money. [from 1911]
To use up or put out; expend:
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  1. To use up or put out; expend:
  2. To waste; squander
  3. To wear out; exhaust:
To give way to one's own desires; indulge oneself (in something)
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  1. To give way to one's own desires; indulge oneself (in something)
  2. To engage or take part, especially freely or avidly:
  3. To yield to or satisfy (a desire); give oneself up to
To force sexual activity on; rape or molest.
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  1. To force sexual activity on; rape or molest.
  2. To hurt by treating badly; mistreat
  3. To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To pour out or remove (the contents) from something
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  1. To pour out or remove (the contents) from something
  2. To transfer or pour off completely:
  3. To become empty:
To cause liquid to go out from; empty:
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  1. To cause liquid to go out from; empty:
  2. To become gradually depleted; dwindle:
  3. To fatigue or spend emotionally or physically:
(Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
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  1. (Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
  2. (Of time or space) to take or occupy
To make less by gradually using up (resources, funds, strength, etc.)
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  1. To make less by gradually using up (resources, funds, strength, etc.)
  2. To consume or reduce to a very low amount; use up:
  3. To draw out in its entirety, or use up, money or a nonrenewable resource such as oil. To draw out in its entirety, or use up, money or a nonrenewable resource such as oil.
To create fatigue in (a metal or other material).
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  1. To create fatigue in (a metal or other material).
  2. To subject to or undergo fatigue
  3. To be or become tired.
(Informal) To let (something secret) become known; divulge
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  1. (Informal) To let (something secret) become known; divulge
  2. To cause or allow (wind) to be lost from a sail.
  3. To squander; waste
To deprive of richness or strength:
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  1. To deprive of richness or strength:
  2. To reduce to poverty; make poor.
  3. To deprive of strength, resources, etc.
To spend poorly, incorrectly or unwisely.
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  1. To spend poorly, incorrectly or unwisely.
  2. To spend improperly or wastefully
To deal with, study, or develop completely and thoroughly
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  1. To deal with, study, or develop completely and thoroughly
  2. To discuss or treat completely; cover thoroughly:
  3. To use up completely:
To turn aside.
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  1. To turn aside.
  2. To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
  3. To turn aside from a course or direction:
(Literally) To travel from one end of something to the other.
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  1. (Literally) To travel from one end of something to the other.
  2. To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things), especially in a regular order.
  3. To undergo, suffer, experience.
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
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(Physics) To disintegrate in a process of radioactive decay or particle decay.
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  1. (Physics) To disintegrate in a process of radioactive decay or particle decay.
  2. To lose strength, soundness, health, beauty, prosperity, etc. gradually; waste away; deteriorate
  3. (Electronics) To decrease gradually in magnitude. Used of voltage or current.
To make sparse.
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  1. To make sparse.
  2. (Intransitive) To become sparse.
To keep on becoming or making smaller or less; diminish; shrink
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  1. To keep on becoming or making smaller or less; diminish; shrink
  2. (Intransitive, figuratively) To fall away in quality; degenerate, sink.
  3. To become gradually less until little remains.
(Intransitive) to become less heavy.
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  1. (Intransitive) to become less heavy.
(Archaic) second-person singular simple present form of will
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  1. (Archaic) second-person singular simple present form of will
  2. To deprive of energy or vigor; fatigue or exhaust:
  3. To feel or exhibit the effects of fatigue or exhaustion; weaken markedly:
To allow to droop or sink.
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  1. To allow to droop or sink.
  2. (Intransitive) To sink or hang downward; to sag.
  3. (Intransitive) To slowly become limp; to bend gradually.
To become or cause to become less, smaller, etc.; diminish
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  1. To become or cause to become less, smaller, etc.; diminish
(Informal) To cause to disappear; specif., to kidnap and execute (persons) in a clandestine program of political terror
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  1. (Informal) To cause to disappear; specif., to kidnap and execute (persons) in a clandestine program of political terror
  2. To cause (someone) to disappear, especially by kidnapping or murder.
  3. To cease being; go out of existence, use, etc.; become lost or extinct
To become gradually depleted; dwindle:
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  1. To become gradually depleted; dwindle:
  2. To cause liquid to go out from; empty:
  3. To cause (a resource or supply of something) to be used up gradually and often completely.
To transfer or pour off completely:
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  1. To transfer or pour off completely:
  2. To pour out or remove (the contents) from something
  3. To become empty:
To bring to a specified condition by long use or attrition:
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  1. To bring to a specified condition by long use or attrition:
  2. To carry or have on one's person as covering, adornment, or protection:
  3. To wear a sailing vessel
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To take in as food; eat or drink up.
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  1. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  2. To absorb; engross:
  3. To eat or drink up; devour
To absorb completely; engross
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  1. To absorb completely; engross
  2. To take in greedily with the eyes, ears, or mind
  3. To eat up greedily.
To spend much time and energy on indulgence in pleasure, esp. drinking, gambling, etc., to the point of harming oneself
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  1. To spend much time and energy on indulgence in pleasure, esp. drinking, gambling, etc., to the point of harming oneself
  2. To use up, especially recklessly; exhaust:
  3. To cause to lose (energy, such as heat) irreversibly.
To waste, lavish, splurge; to spend lavishly or profusely; to dissipate.
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  1. To waste, lavish, splurge; to spend lavishly or profusely; to dissipate.
  2. To fail to take advantage of:
  3. To spend or use wastefully or extravagantly
To take in as food; eat or drink up.
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  1. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  2. To eat or drink up; devour
  3. To expend; use up:
To break up and scatter; dispel; disperse
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  1. To break up and scatter; dispel; disperse
  2. To spend much time and energy on indulgence in pleasure, esp. drinking, gambling, etc., to the point of harming oneself
  3. To break apart or attenuate to the point of disappearing:
To wander at random; to scatter.
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  1. To wander at random; to scatter.
  2. To spend or use wastefully or extravagantly
  3. To fail to take advantage of:
To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.
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  1. To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
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  1. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
  2. To spend (time) without haste or purpose.
  3. (Intransitive) To move or walk lackadaisically.
(Intransitive) To play the fiddle idly.
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  1. (Intransitive) To play the fiddle idly.
  2. To waste (time)
To move slowly or aimlessly; loaf
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  1. To move slowly or aimlessly; loaf
  2. To move slowly or without purpose:
  3. To pass (time) without doing anything:
To cause (an engine, etc.) to stop; turn off
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  1. To cause (an engine, etc.) to stop; turn off
  2. To consume entirely; finish off:
  3. To thwart passage of; veto:
To spend (time) in a pleasant way; cause to pass idly
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  1. To spend (time) in a pleasant way; cause to pass idly
To beguile; lure
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  1. To beguile; lure
  2. To influence or lead by means of wiles; entice:
  3. To pass (time) agreeably:
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To lose former normal or higher qualities
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  1. To lose former normal or higher qualities
  2. To fall below a normal or desirable state, especially functionally or morally; deteriorate:
  3. To decline or become debased morally, culturally, etc.
To make or become worse; lower in quality or value; depreciate
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  1. To make or become worse; lower in quality or value; depreciate
  2. To grow worse; degenerate:
  3. To diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
To cause to lose brightness, freshness, or strength:
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  1. To cause to lose brightness, freshness, or strength:
  2. (Golf) To deliberately cause (a ball) to slice slightly
  3. To become less distinct; lose color, brilliance, etc.
To give such a grade of failure to (a student):
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  1. To give such a grade of failure to (a student):
  2. To receive an academic grade below the acceptable minimum in (a course, for example):
  3. To break; not to succeed in reaching a standard or goal; to perform ineptly or faultily; to become bankrupt. To break; not to succeed in reaching a standard or goal; to perform ineptly or faultily; to become bankrupt.
To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible bodies; to be loose, yielding, limp.
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  1. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible bodies; to be loose, yielding, limp.
  2. To signal with or as if with a flag.
  3. To signal with or as with a flag; esp., to signal (the driver of a vehicle) to stop
To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions:
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  1. To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions:
  2. To become downcast or pine away in longing:
  3. To be or become weak or feeble; lose strength or vigor:
To cause to penetrate or become absorbed
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  1. To cause to penetrate or become absorbed
  2. To cause to descend beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid:
  3. To cause to submerge or go beneath the surface
To approach an end:
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  1. To approach an end:
  2. To decrease gradually in size, number, strength, or intensity:
  3. To become less intense, bright, strong, etc.; grow dim or faint, as a light
To make or become weak or weaker.
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  1. To make or become weak or weaker.
  2. (Intransitive) To become weaker.
To fail to use or take advantage of:
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  1. To fail to use or take advantage of:
  2. To cause the loss of
  3. To undergo or suffer loss
To feel or regret the absence or loss of
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  1. To feel or regret the absence or loss of
  2. To discover the absence or loss of:
  3. To notice the absence or loss of
To absorb; engross:
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  1. To absorb; engross:
  2. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  3. To eat or drink up; devour
To absorb completely; engross
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  1. To absorb completely; engross
  2. To take in greedily with the eyes, ears, or mind
  3. To eat or eat up hungrily, greedily, or voraciously
To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
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  1. To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
  2. To take in and absorb as food:
  3. To include habitually or by preference in one's diet:
To put up with (something unpleasant):
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  1. To put up with (something unpleasant):
  2. To pass (food, drink, etc.) from the mouth through the gullet or esophagus into the stomach, usually by a series of muscular actions in the throat
  3. To cause something such as food or drink to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
To forsake; abandon.
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  1. To forsake; abandon.
  2. To rid or deprive of inhabitants.
  3. To lay waste; devastate:
To lay waste; make desolate; ravage; destroy
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  1. To lay waste; make desolate; ravage; destroy
  2. To lay waste; destroy.
  3. To overwhelm; confound; stun:
To bring heavy destruction on; devastate:
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  1. To bring heavy destruction on; devastate:
  2. To destroy violently; ruin
  3. To pillage; sack:
Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
  2. To bring down by cutting.
  3. (Idiomatic) To reduce the amount of something.
(Idiomatic) To interrupt (someone speaking).
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  1. (Idiomatic) To interrupt (someone speaking).
  2. To stop providing funds to someone.
  3. To end abruptly.
To put to death; kill:
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  1. To put to death; kill:
  2. To break up or spoil completely; ruin
  3. To kill
To send off or out promptly, usually on a specific errand or official business
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  1. To send off or out promptly, usually on a specific errand or official business
  2. (Informal) To eat up quickly
  3. To finish quickly or promptly
(Sports) To score a goal as the last maneuver in a play:
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  1. (Sports) To score a goal as the last maneuver in a play:
  2. To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
  3. To destroy; kill:
To cause (an engine, etc.) to stop; turn off
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  1. To cause (an engine, etc.) to stop; turn off
  2. To consume entirely; finish off:
  3. To thwart passage of; veto:
(Slang) To overwhelm, as with laughter or love:
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  1. (Slang) To overwhelm, as with laughter or love:
  2. To kill or destroy in a violent way
  3. To kill violently.
In science fiction and fantasy, to transport (a person or thing) into another place or time instantaneously, as with an energy beam.
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  1. In science fiction and fantasy, to transport (a person or thing) into another place or time instantaneously, as with an energy beam.
  2. To use a remote control to turn a television set on or off or to switch channels.
  3. To destroy or kill:
To break up or spoil completely; ruin
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  1. To break up or spoil completely; ruin
  2. To put to death; kill:
  3. To kill
(Sports) To score a goal as the last maneuver in a play:
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  1. (Sports) To score a goal as the last maneuver in a play:
  2. To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
  3. To destroy; kill:
To consume entirely; finish off:
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  1. To consume entirely; finish off:
  2. To cause (an engine, etc.) to stop; turn off
  3. To thwart passage of; veto:
To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
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  1. To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
  2. To set, by contract or stipulation, a fixed amount for damages resulting from a particular harm.
  3. To dispose of or get rid of, as by killing
To commit murder.
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  1. To commit murder.
  2. To kill (a person) unlawfully and with malice
  3. To kill inhumanly or barbarously, as in warfare
(Obs.) To strike or hit
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  1. (Obs.) To strike or hit
  2. (Slang) To overwhelm, as with laughter or love:
  3. To kill violently.
(Baseball) To take a large lead in a game.
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  1. (Baseball) To take a large lead in a game.
  2. To place out of the way, clean up.
  3. (Colloquial) To consume (food or drink), especially in large quantities.
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