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worn or used beyond repair.
depleted of energy, strength, or enthusiasm; exhausted; fatigued.
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He dresses in his father's shooting tweeds or
corduroy trousers and tired cashmere sweaters.
Bach is medicine to the exhausted spirit and
Many of our tissues are continually jettisoning old,
cells and replacing them with freshly minted ones.
lecture notes don't help me understand today's newscasts.
These are on hand to provide replacements for
cells in the tissue in question.
City officials proposed to replace
boardwalk stretches with concrete causeway slabs.
Bilirubin is produced when the liver breaks down
red blood cells.
Visually inspects tools or measures with micrometer for wear or defects and reports damaged or
equipment to superiors.
The top is often made of pieces of cloth left over from making clothing or cut from old,
British Dictionary definitions for
worn out when postpositive
worn or used until threadbare, valueless, or useless
exhausted; very weary
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