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overworn

[oh-ver-wawrn, -wohrn] /ˌoʊ vərˈwɔrn, -ˈwoʊrn/
verb
1.
past participle of overwear.

overwear

[oh-ver-wair] /ˌoʊ vərˈwɛər/
verb (used with object), overwore, overworn, overwearing.
1.
to use or wear excessively; wear out; exhaust; tax:
needlessly overwearing her best workers; phrases overworn by repetition.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; over- + wear
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  • As she brought the straps of an overworn lilac tank top in line with its hem, as if it were fine linen, she was suddenly adorable.

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