overwore

overwore

[oh-ver-wawr, -wohr]
verb
simple past tense of overwear.
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overwear

[oh-ver-wair]
verb (used with object), overwore, overworn, overwearing.
to use or wear excessively; wear out; exhaust; tax: needlessly overwearing her best workers; phrases overworn by repetition.

Origin:
1570–80; over- + wear

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