And now, the plan is not only to decimate public-sector unions, but all unions—to deplete the money they can spend on politics.
However, things like stress, illness, and environmental pollution all deplete your levels.
deplete de·plete (dĭ-plēt')
v. de·plet·ed, de·plet·ing, de·pletes
To use up something, such as a nutrient.
To empty something out, as the body of electrolytes.